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



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…

Preparing for hurricanes in Puerto Rico

In May 2018, a team from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health estimated that the death toll in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of last September’s powerful Hurricane Maria was between 800 and 8,500, with many of…