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Michelle A. Williams ’84

Michelle A. Williams, SM ’88, ScD ’91, is Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 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. Williams has published over 450 scientific articles. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2016. She 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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Saturday, October 6

Laura Forese ’83, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, New York-Presbyterian

Ann Kurth ’84, Dean, Yale School of Nursing

Michelle Williams ’84, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health