Galit Alter, Ashish Jha among ‘Bostonians of the Year’

Galit Alter, professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a professor at Harvard Medical School, and Ashish Jha, adjunct professor of global health at Harvard Chan School and dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, were both named among the Boston Globe’s 2020 Bostonians of the Year for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alter was chosen for encouraging other researchers to share their work, and Jha was chosen for regularly speaking out with reliable information about the pandemic, according to a December 10, 2020 article in the Boston Globe magazine.

Read the Boston Globe article: 2020 Bostonians of the Year: The Front Line