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Nguyen Says HUHS Prioritizing Accessibility to Mental Health Services, Declines to Comment on Luke Tang Trial

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said in a Thursday interview that HUHS is prioritizing accessibility to mental health services, currently offering same-day availability for initial consultations.

St Elizabeths Rally
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Politicians, Affiliates Rally for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Amid Ongoing Steward Financial Crisis

Dozens of politicians, nurses, residents, and other affiliates of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton gathered on Monday in support of the hospital, which faces an uncertain future amid the deep financial troubles of its owner, Steward Health Care.

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CAMHS Employee, Facing Wrongful Death Suit, Testifies She Followed ‘Standard Procedure’

Harvard Counseling And Mental Health Services employee and defendant Melanie G. Northrop testified that she complied with “standard procedure” in providing for Luke Z. Tang ’18.

New Moderna Building
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Moderna Relocates to New, 462,000-Square-Foot Kendall Square Headquarters

Cambridge-based biotechnology giant Moderna, known for developing a Covid-19 vaccine, has relocated its headquarters to a new 462,000-square-foot complex at 325 Binney Street in Kendall Square — a move to foster innovation as the company expands its commercial business.

Superior Court Judge John P. Pappas at Luke Tang Trial
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Lawyers Present Opening Arguments in Wrongful Death Trial Over 2015 Student Suicide

Attorneys representing the estate of Luke Z. Tang ’18, a sophomore student who died by suicide on Harvard’s campus in 2015, told a jury on Tuesday that Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service employee Melanie G. Northrop was negligent in her care for Tang.

Graduate Student Council Elections
Student Life

GSAS Student Council Nominates 6 Board Members, Leaves 12 Roles Including Presidency Unfilled

The Harvard Graduate of Arts and Sciences Student Council nominated Ph.D. candidates Walter Shen and Max Street for elections to GSC executive and advisory board positions at a meeting Wednesday night, joining four students who were nominated before the meeting began.

Massachusetts General Hospital
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‘A Milestone’: Harvard Affiliated Physicians Perform First-Ever Pig Kidney Transplant

Doctors at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital performed the world’s first successful pig-to-human kidney transplant last Thursday.

Ventilation and HEPA Filters Pennypacker Hall
House Life

Following Uptick in Campus Respiratory Illnesses, Students Criticize Dorm Ventilation

Students in some of Harvard’s undergraduate dorms are pointing to issues with building ventilation systems as the cause for a surge of respiratory illness cases on campus last month.

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HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

HUHS Door
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HUHS Director Nguyen Says No Additional Mandates Despite Campus Spike in Illnesses

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen warned students about high rates of respiratory illnesses on campus, but said there are no plans to mandate additional booster shots.

HUHS Door
Student Life

Harvard University Health Services Warns Students About Spike in Respiratory Illness

Harvard University Health Services leadership warned affiliates to exercise additional caution amid rising cases of respiratory illness in an email to Harvard affiliates on Tuesday.

Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Robert Higgins to Step Down

Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Robert S.D. Higgins is stepping down, Mass General Brigham President Anne Klibanski announced in an email last week.

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HUHS Removes Mental Health Care Visit Limits for Student Health

Harvard University Health Services announced on Monday it would remove visit limits for outpatient mental health care and medical consultations under Harvard’s student health insurance plan.

Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Top Harvard Medical School Neuroscientist Accused of Research Misconduct

Top Harvard Medical School neuroscientist Khalid Shah allegedly falsified data and plagiarized images across 21 papers, data manipulation expert Elisabeth M. Bik said Sunday.

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Harvard Researchers Use Gene Therapy to Restore Hearing in Deaf Children

A new gene therapy may bring back hearing and speech in deaf patients, according to a study conducted in Fudan, China by Harvard Medical School and Fudan University.

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