Thursday, October 29 | 9:00-10:00am
HEALTH HAVES AND HEALTH HAVE NOTS IN A TIME OF COVID-19
Meet the 2020 Keynote Speaker
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, and author, is dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. He previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature, and is a regular contributor to a range of public media, about the social causes of health, mental health, and the consequences of trauma. Dean Galea recently wrote Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health, where he examines healthcare in America and what factors play a role in who is well and unwell.
He has been listed as one of the most widely cited scholars in the social sciences. He is chair of the board of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and past president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards. Galea holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto, graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.
Thursday, October 29 | 9:30-10:30am
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