Andy Tan was recently appointed to Assistant Professor of Social and Behavior Sciences. Andy holds joint appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community-Based Research, Division of Population Sciences, and Department of Medical Oncology. His research is focused on using health communication interventions and measures to decrease suffering and death from cancer across the spectrum from risk, prevention, surveillance, treatment and survivorship.
Congratulations to SBS Chair, Ichiro Kawachi who was recently named the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology. Dr. Kawachi’s research is focused on the social and economic determinants of population health and health disparities. He is the co-author of the textbook Social Epidemiology(with Lisa Berkman) and will be celebrating the launch of the second edition of their book on Friday, September 12. Please join them from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in Kresge G2.
Nancy Krieger featured in The Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR), a new student publication at HSPH.
Constantine Vardavas, senior research scientist at the Center for Global Tobacco Control (CGTC), in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences featured for his study on e-cigarette use in Europe.
The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) presented the Lemuel Shattuck Award to David Williams on June 6, 2014.
Ichiro Kawachi interviewed on We Are Public Health Project
S.V. Subramanian and Mariana Arcaya featured in INSIGHT: Population
Cassandra Okechukwu’s workplace intervention research published in American Sociological Review
Controversial research explores whether living in an unequal society can make people sick. Ichiro Kawachi and S.V. Subramanian quoted in recent issue of Science.