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Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH

Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

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.

Sandro Galea has received numerous lifetime achievement awards for his research. He is a regular contributor to media, including The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, The Boston Globe, TEDMED, and The New York Times. More info