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S. Bryn Austin, ScD

Professor
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Austin is professor of social and behavioral sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School; a member of the research faculty in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital; and director of the Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of … Continue reading “S. Bryn Austin, ScD”

Mauricio Avendano, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Avendano is professor of public policy and global health, and director of the Institute of Gerontology in the department of global health and social medicine at King’s College London. He is also adjunct associate professor in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. His research leverages quasi-experimental … Continue reading “Mauricio Avendano, PhD”

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Till Bärnighausen, MD, PhD, ScD

Adjunct Professor
Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Bärnighausen is the Alexander von Humboldt University Professor at the University of Heidelberg; director of the Heidelberg Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Heidelberg; adjunct professor at the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and senior faculty at the Wellcome Trust’s Africa … Continue reading “Till Bärnighausen, MD, PhD, ScD”

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Sebastian Bauhoff, PhD

Assistant Professor
Global Health and Population

Dr. Bauhoff is assistant professor of global health and economics in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on innovations in health care financing and service delivery that can increase access, efficiency and quality of care in low- and middle-income countries. He also … Continue reading “Sebastian Bauhoff, PhD”

Lisa Berkman

Director
HCPDS

Social epidemiologist Lisa Berkman is the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She was appointed director of the HCPDS by Harvard Provost Steven E. Hyman in October 2007. Since 2017, she has also been serving as the faculty director of … Continue reading “Lisa Berkman”

Jason Beckfield

Associate Director
HCPDS

Dr. Jason Beckfield is professor of sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. He was appointed the Center’s associate director in the summer of 2016. He holds a PhD in sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in 2006, Beckfield was assistant professor in the department of sociology … Continue reading “Jason Beckfield”

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Sara Bleich, PhD

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

Dr. Sara Bleich is professor of public health policy in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her research provides evidence to support policy alternatives for obesity prevention and control, particularly among populations … Continue reading “Sara Bleich, PhD”

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Jason Block, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Block is associate professor of population medicine at Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He is a practicing general internal medicine physician who also supervises internal medicine residents in their continuity primary care clinics. His primary research interests are the psychosocial and contextual influences contributing to the obesity epidemic, point-of-purchase interventions to improve … Continue reading “Jason Block, MD, MPH”

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Barry Bloom, PhD

Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Research Professor of Public Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Barry Bloom is the Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Research Professor of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is a recognized pioneer in the field of global health, and has served as a long-time advisor to the World Health Organization. Trained in immunology, Dr. Bloom has made … Continue reading “Barry Bloom, PhD”

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David Bloom, PhD

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. David Bloom is the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography; and director of the Program on the Global Demography of Aging at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is an economist and demographer whose research has focused on the application of microeconomic theory to the fields of labor, population … Continue reading “David Bloom, PhD”