Jacob Waxman, EdM, ALM
Media Hub Director and Learning Designer
Center for Health Decision Science (CHDS)
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Learning Design Associate
Global Health Education and Learning Incubator (GHELI)
Jacob Waxman is the Media Hub Director for the Center for Health Decision Science (CHDS) at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and a learning design contributor for the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University (GHELI) . With a background in theatre arts and filmmaking and masters degrees in technology, instructional design and education, Jake brings an interdisciplinary perspective to educational media design and production. Through his work at the CHDS Media Hub, he works to combine artistic and communicative principles and techniques with the learning and cognitive sciences to drive multimodal pedagogical innovation. Working through both digital and analog environments, he has led the production of the first online course in decision science at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and has collaborated with faculty on the instructional design of numerous courses. In the Media Hub he has conducted faculty residencies and media-based pedagogy experiments to contribute to new ways of thinking about short form content.