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Lisa Berkman

Lisa Berkman, PhD

Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS)

Dr. Berkman is an internationally recognized social epidemiologist whose work focuses extensively on social and policy influences on health outcomes. Her research orients toward understanding inequalities in health related to socioeconomic status, different racial and ethnic groups, and social networks, support and isolation.

William H. Dow PhD

William Dow, PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management

Director, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging

University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

William H. Dow is a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health, as well as Professor in the Department of Demography. His research contributes to improvements in health policy and healthy aging among vulnerable populations locally and globally.

Teresa Seeman

Teresa Seeman, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology at the Fielding School of Public Health and of Medicine in the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.


Trained as an epidemiologist, with post-doctoral training in neuroendocrinology, her research interests are inter-disciplinary, focusing on role of social and psychological factors in health and aging, with particular interest in elucidating the biological pathways through which such factors impact on health.