Jane J. Kim is the Interim Dean of the Faculty and Dean for Academic Affairs at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also the K.T. Li Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Center for Health Decision Science.
Dr. Kim’s research focuses on the development and application of mathematical modeling methods to evaluate health policy issues related to women’s health. She has led the evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies against cervical cancer and other HPV-related diseases for informed decision making globally, working closely with the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and most recently, the World Health Organization on cervical cancer elimination. She is a principal investigator of the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) – a consortium of NCI-sponsored investigators who use statistical and disease simulation modeling to predict the health benefits and harms of cancer control interventions.
Dr. Kim has won awards for her research at annual meetings held by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, the Society for Medical Decision Making, and the International Papillomavirus Society. She has also received teaching and mentoring awards for her contribution to the intellectual growth, professional success, and well-being of students and postdocs at the Harvard Chan School.
At the School, she previously chaired the Faculty Council and the Committee on the Advancement of Women Faculty.
Dr. Kim holds a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health (2001) and a PhD in Health Policy and Decision Sciences from Harvard University (2005).