Brittany Charlton

Dr. Brittany Charlton is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital. Her research interests include contraceptives, HPV/cervical cancer, and LGBT health disparities. Dr. Charlton also holds an academic appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Previously, she worked on Capitol Hill in the Offices of Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY10) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) as well as for non-profit organizations including NARAL and the Center for Reproductive Rights. She has also worked as a political strategist with groups such as the Center for American Progress and she completed a year of national service in AmeriCorps, during which she was based at New York’s LGBT Callen-Lorde Community Health Center. Dr. Charlton holds a BA from The New School as well as an MSc and ScD in Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


ScD in Epidemiology, 2014, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
MSc in Epidemiology, 2011, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
BA in Liberal Arts, 2007, The New School

Research Interests

Reproductive/sexual health; Contraceptives; HPV/cervical cancer; LGBT health disparities

Academic Appointments

Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital, Instructor, 2015-Present
Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2014-2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lecturer, 2014-Present
Statens Serum Institut (Copenhagen, DK), Visiting Scientist, 2013-2015
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Ob/Gyn Epidemiology Center, Research Trainee, 2010-14
Boston Children’s Hospital/Channing Division of Network Medicine, Research Assistant, 2010-14


Publication list from Google Scholar


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