Lisa F. Berkman#


Lisa F. Berkman
Email:lberkman 'at' hsph.harvard.edu
Membership Number:2588
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:lberkman
Elected:2008
Homepage:http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/lisa-berkman





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007-­2012 Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University
  • 2003-­2008 Chair Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 2001- present Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy Health and Social Behavior and Epidemiology, Harvard University
  • 1995-­2001 Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor, Health and Social Behavior and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 1992-1995 Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine
  • 1986-­1992 Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Institution for Social & Policy Studies, Yale School of Medicine

Fields of Scholarship
  • Social epidemiology
  • Psychosocial influences on health outcomes
  • Inequalities in health related to socioeconomic status, different racial and ethnic groups
  • Role of social networks

Honours and Awards
  • 1991 Elected, American Epidemiological Society
  • 2008 Foreign Member, Academia Europaea
  • 2009 Member, MacArthur Foundation Aging Society Network
  • 2009 Member, National Institute on Aging-­‐National Advisory Council on Aging
  • 2010 the Stephen Smith Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Public Health, New York Academy of Medicine Lifetime Achievement


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