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Jason Block, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jason Block is a general internal medicine physician, and associate professor in population health medicine at Harvard Medical School. Block’s primary research interests are neighborhood-level determinants of weight gain and obesity, the evaluation of governmental and institutional policies and other novel interventions to improve diet, and leveraging electronic health record data for observational research and public health surveillance. He graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar here at the Harvard Pop Center. He has served as a Senior Advisor in the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Office at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and he is a primary care physician and resident preceptor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.