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Sara Bleich, PhD

Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Sara Bleich is professor of public health policy in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her research provides evidence to support policy alternatives for obesity prevention and control, particularly among populations at higher risk, and she aims to fill critical gaps in the scientific literature about the complex problem of obesity. Since early 2021, Bleich is also serving as the senior advisor for COVID-19 in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).