Sara Bleich, PhD

Professor of Public Health Policy; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Department of Health Policy and Management

Sara Bleich is a Professor of Public Health Policy at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She is also the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Sara’s research … Continue reading “Sara Bleich, PhD”

Lilian Cheung, ScD

Lecturer; Director, Health Promotion and Communication
Department of Nutrition

Research Dr. Lilian Cheung is Lecturer and Director of Health Promotion & Communication at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition. She is the Editorial Director of The Nutrition Source, the school’s nutrition website for health professionals, media and consumers. She also serves as co-editorial director of the Obesity Prevention Source, a website … Continue reading “Lilian Cheung, ScD”

David Hemenway, PhD

Professor of Health Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management

Research David Hemenway, Ph.D., Professor of Health Policy, is Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center.  He formerly spent a week each year at the University of Vermont as a James Marsh Visiting Professor-at-Large. Dr. Hemenway teaches classes on injury and on economics. At HSPH he has won ten teaching awards as well as the inaugural … Continue reading “David Hemenway, PhD”

Erica Kenney, ScD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Public Health Nutrition; Director of MPH Program in Nutrition; Director of PhD Program in Public Health Nutrition
Department of Nutrition

Trained in social epidemiology and planned behavior change, my research focuses on identifying successful, efficient, and cost-effective strategies to modify children’s environments to make the healthiest choice the easiest choice and to help children form healthy habits for life. I do this through conducting both intervention studies and epidemiological studies. My work is grounded in social ecological … Continue reading “Erica Kenney, ScD, MPH”

Howard Koh, MD, MPH

Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership
Department of Health Policy and Management

Dr. Howard K. Koh is the Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School as well as Faculty Co-Chair of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative.  In these roles since 2014, he advances leadership education and training at … Continue reading “Howard Koh, MD, MPH”

Michele Polacsek, PhD, MHS

Professor, Public Health; Director, Center for Excellence in Public Health
University of New England

140Dr. Polacsek received her B.A. in Romance Languages, MHS in International Public Health and Ph.D. in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. Following her doctoral training in the area of HIV/AIDS, she worked to develop community-level interventions and research using public health communication campaigns and community-based participatory approaches to public health as Assistant Visiting Professor … Continue reading “Michele Polacsek, PhD, MHS”

Stephen Resch, PhD, MPH

Lecturer on Health Decision Science; Director, Center for Health Decision Science
Department of Health Policy and Management

Stephen Resch is the Deputy Director of the Center for Health Decision Science (CHDS) and a Lecturer in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Steve Resch is a co-investigator on the CHOICES project. This project is focused on understanding and modeling the cost-effectiveness of interventions that can improve … Continue reading “Stephen Resch, PhD, MPH”

Zach Ward, MPH

Programmer/Analyst
Center for Health Decision Science (CHDS)

Zach is a decision scientist with research interests in computational science and global health. His research has been published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet Oncology, and Health Affairs. Zach is also the author of Amua, an open-source modeling framework and probabilistic programming language.  He has worked as a … Continue reading “Zach Ward, MPH”

David Williams, PhD, MPH

Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health; Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

David R. Williams 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. He is also a Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology at Harvard University. Previously, he served 6 years … Continue reading “David Williams, PhD, MPH”