David Cutler is the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Dr. Cutler is a health economist studying how it is that people are experiencing better health later in life than previous generations; the impact of medical care on the public sector; and racial and ethnic … Continue reading “David Cutler, PhD”
Hossein Estiri is assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Estiri is a computational demographer, data scientist, and clinical research informaticist. Dr. Estiri applies a variety of data science methodologies—including geo-spatial and statistical learning techniques—to develop computational models that explain complex demographic, ecological, and health outcomes.
Wafaie Fawzi is the Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences, and professor of nutrition, epidemiology, and global health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Fawzi’s research is focused on addressing global health issues in populations in Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, India, and other developing countries. His primary academic interests include the design … Continue reading “Wafaie Fawzi, DrPH, MBBS, MPH, MS”
Ann Forsyth is the Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning at Harvard University Graduate School of Design; and co-leader of the Healthy Places Design Lab and the New Towns Initiative. Trained in planning and architecture, Dr. Forsyth works mainly on the social aspects of physical planning and urban development. The big issue behind … Continue reading “Ann Forsyth, PhD”
Maria Glymour is a professor in the department of epidemiology & biostatistics at the UCSF School of Medicine; director, UCSF PhD program in epidemiology and translational science; and adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Glymour’s research focuses on how social … Continue reading “Maria Glymour, ScD”
Claudia Goldin, PhD, Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University; and director, NBER’s Development of the American Economy program. Dr. Goldin is an economic historian and a labor economist. Her research covers a wide range of topics, including the female labor force, immigration, income inequality, technological change, education, and the economic gender gap.
Steven Gortmaker is the professor of the practice of health sociology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and co-director, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Prevention Research Center (HPRC). Dr. Gortmaker’s research is focused on the health of children and adolescents, particularly households living … Continue reading “Steven Gortmaker, PhD”
Rema Hanna is the Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School; and co-director, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) research program at the Center for International Development, Harvard University. From measuring discrimination within education in India, to analyzing data from field experiments that assess the efficacy of various targeting methodologies for social … Continue reading “Rema Hanna, PhD”
Russ Hauser is the Frederick Lee Hisaw Professor of Reproductive Physiology in the Departments of Environmental Health, and Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Hauser’s research interests are in the fields of reproductive, perinatal and pediatric epidemiology. He focuses on the impact of environmental chemicals, such as endocrine disruptors, on … Continue reading “Russ Hauser, MD, MPH, ScD”
Miguel Hernan is the Kolokotrones Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Miguel studies and implements causal inference methods to evaluate strategies for the treatment and prevention of disease. Together with collaborators in several countries, he designs analyses of healthcare databases, … Continue reading “Miguel Hernan, MD, ScM, MPH, DrPH”