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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Harvard was founded in 1636 as Harvard College by the Massachusetts General Court.1)

Notable Graduates

Name Field of Study Faculty Year Graduated Notes
Mary Ackenhusen Master of Business Administration (MBA)2) Harvard Business School - BC COVID-19 Strategic Research Advisory Committee, Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health Authority
Allan Adams Bachelor of Arts, Physics - 19983) Mathematics Foundation of America
Mira Bernstein Doctor of Philosophy - PhD, Mathematics - 1999 Former Executive Director and Chair of the Mathematics Foundation of America4)
Isaac Bogoch Masters Degree in Clinical Epidemiology Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Member of the Modelling Consensus Table of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table
Adalsteinn Brown - - - Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table
Chrystia Freeland - - - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada; Forum of Young Global Leaders and World Economic Forum Board of Trustees
Barbara Fried - - 1983 Mother of Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of Mind the Gap
Margaret Hamburg Medicine Harvard Medical School 1983 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Nuclear Threat Initiative; Food and Drug Administration (FDA); United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); Rockefeller Foundation; Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Wellcome Trust; the University of Washington; Council on Foreign Relations
Holden Karnofsky Social Studies Faculty of Arts and Sciences 2003 Co-founder of GiveWell and Open Philanthropy
John Lavis Health Policy - - Former member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table
Dustin Moskovitz - - - Co-founder of Facebook; Open Philanthropy
Ross Rheingans-Yoo Computer Science and Mathematics - 2016 Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, FTX Foundation, Jane Street Capital, Systems Research at Harvard (SYRAH)
Klaus Schwab Masters of Public Administration John F. Kennedy School of Government - Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum
Michael Strong Philosophy - - Roundtable Media
Mark Zuckerberg - - Dropout Co-founder of Facebook; Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Quincy, J. (1977). The history of Harvard University. Arno.
Committee Members. Health Research BC. Retrieved January 18, 2023, from
Allan Adams - CV. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved January 16, 2023, from
Mira Bernstein. LinkedIn. Retrieved January 11, 2023, from
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