Other Academic

Judith Palfrey

Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Other Positions

T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita


Boston Children's Hospital

Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine


Boston Children's Hospital



Involving youth in the design of public health programs

December 20, 2016—The online character Juliet, a middle-aged nurse, was intended to be a comforting presence on a website for Rwandan adolescent girls seeking information about reproductive health. But when a team of alumni and students from Harvard…

Physicians must play a greater role in social justice

Physicians need to step up their role in safeguarding human and civil rights because failure to do so can threaten the health and even the lives of individuals facing political persecution, social strife, racial discrimination, or other forms…