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Presented with the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

Dr. Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, and author, is dean of the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Galea's scholarship lives at the intersection of social and psychiatric epidemiology, with a focus on the behavioral health consequences of trauma. He will discuss his work in public health and the contract we have with each other to create health for all. His lecture will take into consideration the Jesuit Apostolic Preferences.

Dr. Galea is dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. He previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature and is a regular contributor to a range of public media, about the social causes of health, mental health, and the consequences of trauma. He has been listed as one of the most widely cited scholars in the social sciences. He is the current chair of the Boston Public Health Commission Board of Health, past chair of the board of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, and past president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards. Dr. Galea holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto, graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.

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