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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dr. Galea discusses his new book _Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundation of Population Health_ and his work in public health. Galea is known for his emphasis on the connections between social environment and population health. Thumbnail:[ MarylandGovPics/Flickr](https://www.flickr.com/photos/mdgovpics/7315143938 "")

Sandro Galea is Dean and the Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Galea is one of the most widely-cited scholars in the social sciences. He has written extensively about the social causes of health, mental health, and trauma, especially the impacts related to mass trauma and conflict worldwide. He worked in Somalia with Doctors Without Borders before attending graduate school in the United States. Dr. Galea has served on the boards of prominent public health organizations, and he is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.