Lindsay Kephart

Lindsay Kephart is a first-year doctoral student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at HSPH. Prior to entering the Population Health Sciences program, she was an epidemiologist for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, supporting the Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program with surveillance, evaluation, and evidence-based research. Her work has focused on integrating a justice perspective in programmatic work, changing the tobacco landscape through policies that modify the built environment, and examining the impact of institutional inequities on health risk behaviors. Her current research interests broadly include neighborhood effects on health and incorporating equity in policy implementation. Lindsay received her Master of Public Health from the Tufts School of Medicine with a concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.