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S. Bryn Austin, ScD

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

S. Bryn Austin is professor of social and behavioral sciences at 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 Eating Disorders: A Public Health Incubator. She is also the founder of the Sexual Orientation,…

Mauricio Avendano, PhD

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

Mauricio Avendano is associate professor at the University of Lausanne and co-director of the Health Policy Lab at the department of epidemiology and health systems at Unisanté. He is also visiting professor of public policy and global health at King’s College London, and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Avendano’s research leverages quasi-experimental methods and data from…

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Till Bärnighausen, MD, MSc, MSc, ScD

Alexander von Humboldt University Professor
University of Heidelberg

Till Bärnighausen is the Alexander von Humboldt University Professor, and director of the Heidelberg Institute of Public Health at the University of Heidelberg; and a senior faculty member at the Africa Health Research Institute (ARHI) in South Africa. Bärnighausen is a population health researcher who focuses on three areas of research: (i) establishing the causal impacts of large-scale global health interventions—such as HIV treatment, HIV prevention, and childhood vaccination—on health,…

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Sebastian Bauhoff, PhD

Assistant Professor
Global Health and Population

Sebastian Bauhoff is assistant professor of global health and economics in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Bauhoff’s 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 examines ways to improve the design and implementation of health care policies and programs. His recent…

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Sara Bleich, PhD

Professor
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…

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Jason Block, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jason Block is a general internal medicine physician, and associate professor in population health medicine at Harvard Medical School. His 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 has served as a Senior Advisor in the Assistant Secretary for…

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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

Barry Bloom is Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and the Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Research Professor of Public Health, Emeritus, and former dean of the faculty at 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, Bloom has made important contributions in the areas…

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David Bloom, PhD

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

David Bloom is the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography in the Department of Global Health and Population at 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 health, development, and environment, with a focus on international health and demography. In conjunction with David Canning, Bloom’s research has…

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Deirdre Bloome, AM, PhD

Professor of Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

Deirdre R. Bloome is professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a PhD in sociology and social policy, an AM in statistics, and received a certificate in demography from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. Bloome’s expertise lies in the areas of socioeconomic inequality and mobility, racial and ethnic inequalities, family demography, and quantitative methods. Her current research focuses on the relationships among socioeconomic inequality,…

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Lawrence D. Bobo, PhD

Dean of Social Science, W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard College Professor
Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Lawrence D. Bobo is the dean of social science, the W. E. B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences, and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University with appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Department of African and African American Studies. Bobo’s research—focused on the intersection of social inequality, politics, and race—has been published in numerous scholarly journals. He is a founding editor of the Du Bois Review:…