Assistant Professor

Satchit Balsari

Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population

Global Health and Population

Other Positions

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



A call for improved use of data during crises

Better use of large-scale streams of digital data on population vulnerabilities, physical and medical infrastructure, human mobility, and environmental conditions is key to improving disaster preparedness and response, according to experts from Harvard Chan School.

Uncovering Hurricane Maria’s true toll

September 28, 2018 – After Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, statistician and genomics expert Rafael Irizarry of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a native of Puerto Rico, was hearing dire reports…