Events and Schedule
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Countway Plaza (enter at 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston)
Dates and times vary. Visit the Affinity Celebrations website for additional information.
Affinity celebration times and live stream links
- Monday, May 22, 2023
- Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Guest seating opens at 9 am
Graduate arrival at 9 am
Live stream begins at 10:15 am
Program begins at 11 am
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Guest seating opens at 6:45 am
Graduate arrival at 7 am
Program begins at 9:30 am
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Class of 2023 stories
Antón Castellanos Usigli, DrPH ’23, started an innovative digital outreach strategy to connect gay and bisexual men to sexual health services through dating apps.
Michael Dillon, MPH ’23, spent more than three decades managing mergers and acquisitions at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He combined his previous work experience with his Harvard Chan School education to launch a “second act”—advancing health equity for the LGBTQ community.
Disha Jhaveri, MPH ’23, a dentist, wants to use her public health degree to make a wider impact.
Following two years of online learning, nearly the entire class of students in the Master of Public Health Generalist program arrived on campus for the first time to meet each other in-person and receive their degrees at Harvard…
Sophie Lockwood, PhD ’23, uncovered a complex biological mechanism that could potentially help in drug development.
A health crisis drove Sherri Cuffe, MPH ’23, to investigate the impact of nutrition and exercise on quality of life.
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations
Trissa Lyman, MPH ’23, has found nursing extremely rewarding. She’s passionate about bringing more people into the field.
Emily Wright, PhD ’23, is shedding light on U.S. domestic workers’ health risks.
Accompanying a childhood vaccination team in a remote part of Brazil spurred Cornelius Rau, SM ’23, toward the goal of improving child health on a large scale.
Flora Jiaxuan Xu, SM ’23, studies how building design can improve people’s well-being.
Octavious Smiley, PhD ’23, is dedicated to helping the next generation of minority students excel in the field of biostatistics.
Joel Burt-Miller, MPH ’23, uses an array of talents to address physical and mental health disparities.
Elizabeth Perry, DrPH ’23, uses her communication skills and behavioral science training to help people thrive.
Hussain Lalani, SM ’23, was named STAT Wunderkind for his efforts to tackle high prescription drug prices.