Michelle A. Williams

Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michelle A. Williams, SM ’88, ScD ’91, is Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, a joint faculty appointment at the Harvard Chan School and Harvard Kennedy School. She is an internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health scientist, an award-winning educator, and a widely recognized academic leader. Prior to becoming Dean, she was Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School and Program Leader of the Population Health and Health Disparities Research Programs at Harvard’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Center. Dean Williams previously had a distinguished career at the University of Washington School of Public Health. Her scientific work places special emphasis in the areas of reproductive, perinatal, pediatric, and molecular epidemiology. Dean Williams has published over 450 scientific articles. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2016. The Dean has a master’s in civil engineering from Tufts University and master’s and doctoral degrees in epidemiology from the Harvard Chan School.

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Thriving in the New Normal//

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Misinformation Puts Public Health at Risk

by Michelle A. Williams, Vish Viswanath
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5 Ways to Manage Your Coronavirus Stress

by Michelle A. Williams, Shekhar Saxena
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To the Public Health Workers on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Crisis

by Michelle A. Williams, Arianna Huffington
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Combatting Coronavirus Starts With Keeping Health Workers Well

by Michelle A. Williams, Arianna Huffington

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