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S (Subu) V Subramanian, PhD

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

S (Subu) V Subramanian, PhD, is professor of population health and geography in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Subramanian’s research focuses on understanding the role of geographic, spatial and institutional contexts (e.g., neighborhoods, schools, workplaces) in influencing population health; empirical multi-level examination of … Continue reading “S (Subu) V Subramanian, PhD”

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Stephen Tollman, MA, MPH, MBBCh-MMed, PhD

Associate Professor
Health and Population Division, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand

Stephen Tollman, MA, MPH, MBBCh-MMed, PhD, is the director of MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), at the School of Public Health; associate professor and head, health and population division, School of Public Health, at the University of the Witwatersrand. In the context of the rapidly transitioning society of sub-Saharan Africa, … Continue reading “Stephen Tollman, MA, MPH, MBBCh-MMed, PhD”

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Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD, is a board-certified staff psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital; associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; and honorary lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. Dr. Tsai’s research aims to shed light on how large-scale social forces affect health and mental health in resource-limited settings, particularly … Continue reading “Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD”

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Stéphane Verguet, MS, MPP, PhD

Assistant Professor
Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Stéphane Verguet, MS, MPP, PhD, is assistant professor of global health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Verguet’s multidisciplinary research focuses on health decision science and priority setting, particularly on the development of mathematical and computational decision-making models to better design health policies. His research interests include health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, … Continue reading “Stéphane Verguet, MS, MPP, PhD”

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Jocelyn Viterna, PhD

Professor
Sociology, Harvard University

Jocelyn Viterna, PhD, is professor of sociology; and director of undergraduate studies in sociology at Harvard University. Dr. Viterna’s research focal areas include: the politics of reproduction; gender and mobilization in war; and development and the third sector. She examines how social mobilization affects gender norms and practices in states, warfare, institutions, and communities, and … Continue reading “Jocelyn Viterna, PhD”

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Mary Waters, MA, PhD

Interim Director (2020-2021)
HCPDS

Mary Waters, MA, PhD, is the PVK Professor of Arts and Sciences; and the M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. She is also serving as the interim director of the Harvard Pop Center while Lisa Berkman is on sabbatical (2020-2021). Dr. Waters specializes in the study of immigration, … Continue reading “Mary Waters, MA, PhD”

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Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD

Associate Professor
Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD, is associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School; associate scientist in Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital; and faculty member, Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children’s Hospital. A social-behavioral scientist, Dr. Weitzman focuses on understanding and ameliorating adolescent and young adult health. Grounded in a bio-psychosocial … Continue reading “Elissa R. Weitzman, ScD”

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David Williams, MPH, PhD

Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

David Williams, MPH, PhD, is the Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health; and Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and professor of African and African American studies and sociology at Harvard University. Dr. Williams is an internationally recognized … Continue reading “David Williams, MPH, PhD”

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Michelle Williams, ScD

Dean
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michelle Williams, ScD, is the dean of faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School. Dr. Williams is a nationally recognized epidemiologist, public health scientist, educator and academic leader. Her research … Continue reading “Michelle Williams, ScD”

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Aisha Khizar Yousafzai, PhD

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

Aisha Khizar Yousafzai, PhD, is associate professor of global health in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Yousafzai’s research focuses on promoting the well-being of children and the stability of families among disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income countries, with a special … Continue reading “Aisha Khizar Yousafzai, PhD”