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Harvard Chan School Convocation: Class of 2022

May 25th, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The in-person program will feature remarks from Dean Michelle Williams;  keynote speaker Mamphela Ramphele , student speaker Sumantra Monty Ghosh, and Trishan Panch, president of the Harvard Chan School Alumni Association. Graduates from the Class of 2022 will be presented individually.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Ceremony 11 am-1 pm
Location: Reggie Lewis Center, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
After the ceremony students, guests, faculty, and staff are invited to a reception in the gymnasium.

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Ceremony order


Acknowledgement of Native Land and Peoples
Elizabeth Solomon
Director of Administration
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Member of the Massachusett Tribe at Ponkapoag 

Michelle A. Williams
Dean of the Faculty 

Student Speech
Sumantra Monty Ghosh  
Master of Public Health  

Convocation Address
Mamphela Ramphele  
Activist, medical doctor, academic, businesswoman and political thought leader  

Alumni Greetings
Trishan Panch 
President, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association  

Announcement of Awards
Jane Kim 
Dean for Academic Affairs  

Announcement of Degree Candidates
Maritza Hernandez
Associate Dean for Student Services 

Biological Sciences in Public Health 
Flaminia Catteruccia 

John Quackenbush 

Environmental Health 
Douglas Dockery 

Albert Hofman 

Global Health and Population 
Marcia Castro 

Health Policy and Management 
Arnold Epstein 

Immunology and Infectious Diseases 
Sarah Fortune 

Molecular Metabolism 
Brendan Manning  

Frank Hu 

Population Health Sciences 
Eric Rimm 

Social and Behavioral Sciences 
David Williams 

Doctor of Public Health
Richard Siegrist 

Presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Michelle A. Williams
Dean of the Faculty 

Closing Remarks
Michelle A. Williams
Dean of the Faculty  



Date: May 25th, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Calendars: Academic Calendar, Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events