Public Health: A Deeper Perspective

TUE, SEP 12, 2017 (00:20)

Dr. Galea discusses his new book Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundation of Population Health and his work in public health. Galea is known for his emphasis on the connections between social environment and population health. Thumbnail: MarylandGovPics/Flickr

+ BIO: Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH

Dr. Galea was named one of TIME magazine’s epidemiology innovators and has been listed by Thomson Reuters as one of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for the Social Sciences. He is past-president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and of the American Epidemiological Society. Dr Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards for this research, including the Rema Lapouse Award from the American Public Health Association and the Robert S Laufer Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress. Prior to his academic career in public health, Dr. Galea practiced emergency medicine in Canada and served in Somalia with Doctors Without Borders. He wrote the book, _Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundation of Population Health_

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