Michelle A. Williams, SM ’88, ScD ’91

Michelle A. Williams, SM ’88, ScD ’91, is the former Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, a joint faculty appointment at the Harvard Chan School and Harvard Kennedy School. She is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health scientist, an award-winning educator, and a widely recognized academic leader. Prior to her term as Dean, she was…

Shruthi Mahalingaiah, MD, MS

Shruthi Mahalingaiah is an assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and women’s health in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She serves clinically as a physician specializing in ovulation disorders, reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has BA from Middlebury College (majors: chemistry/Spanish, minors: physics/dance). Supported by a Thomas J. Watson III…

Russ Hauser, MD, MPH ’90, ScD ’94

Russ Hauser MD, ScD, MPH, is the Frederick Lee Hisaw Professor of Reproductive Physiology, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where he was the former Chair of the Department of Environmental Health. He also holds an appointment at Harvard Medical School, where he is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology. Dr. Hauser’s research focuses on the effects of environmental…

Brent Coull, PhD

Brent Coull, PhD, is a professor of Biostatistics in the Departments of Biostatistics and Environmental Health and associate chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his PhD in statistics from the University of Florida and has over 25 years of experience in a wide range of biostatistical applications to environmental health and health disparities research. His primary research interests focus…

Jukka-Pekka “JP” Onnela

Jukka-Pekka “JP” Onnela is Associate Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is also Co-Director of the Master in Health Data Science program, one of three data science programs at Harvard University. He obtained his doctorate in network science in Finland. Prior to starting his faculty position at the Harvard Chan School in November 2011, he completed a Junior…

Zifan Wang

Zifan received her PhD and MS degree in epidemiology from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her background is in identifying the impact of environmental exposures on disparities in reproductive and perinatal health. Zifan is excited to join AWHS as a postdoctoral research fellow where she will be studying factors related to menstrual cycles and gynecologic conditions.

Malaika Gabra

Malaika Gabra

Malaika graduated from Tufts University with a BA in Public Health and Sociology in 2021. Her background is in community health consulting and organizing. Malaika is passionate about health equity and is excited about the implications of studying this critical and understudied subject.

Gowtham Asokan

Gowtham Asokan

Gowtham received a master’s degree in computer science from Boston University. He studied economics and political science in undergrad, with a focus on PR/Media and later specialized in data science in the civic tech space for his MS. Gowtham is excited to elevate health accessibility to women, and especially women in marginalized communities using data science tools and uncovering a very under studied topic.

Mackenzie Collyer

Mackenzie graduated from Roanoke College with a BS in sport management and a minor in communications. She joins the team after spending four years in athletic communications. Mackenzie is excited to help elevate the AWHS social media platforms and share insight about women’s health to the study’s audience.

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Elizabeth Peebles

Elizabeth graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in environmental chemistry and a minor in global health in 2023. Her background is in environmental health and analytical chemistry. Elizabeth is eager to contribute to innovative research that focuses on women’s health and health equity.