Social Epidemiology

Sandro Galea

Dr. Galea is Boston University's Robert A. Knox Professor and the current dean of the School of Public Health. In the past, he was the Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Galea is a physician and an epidemiologist, who is interested in the social production of health of urban populations. His work explores innovative cells-to-society approaches to population health questions.

George Kaplan

George A. Kaplan is the Thomas Francis Collegiate Emeritus Professor of Public Health in the School of Public Health, and founder of the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, all at the University of Michigan. He is also a docent at the University of Kuopio in Finland, and was an associate in the Population Health Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research until its end. Dr. Kaplan also directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program at the University of Michigan.

S.V. Subramanian

S.V. (Subu) Subramanian is a professor of population health and geography in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. He is also a faculty associate at The Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and is a core faculty member of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. He has a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Portsmouth, UK with specialization in multilevel statistical methods.