Jane Kim Promoted to Dean for Academic Affairs

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CHDS faculty member Jane Kim assumes the leadership role as Dean for Academic Affairs at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, serving under Dean of the Faculty, Michelle A. Williams.

Jane is a Professor of Health Decision Science in the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Center for Health Decision Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  Her research focuses on the development and application of mathematical modeling methods to evaluate health policy issues related to women’s health.  She has led the evaluation of the cost‐effectiveness of prevention strategies against cervical cancer and other diseases related to human papillomavirus (HPV) for informed decision‐making globally, working closely with the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and most recently the World Health Organization on cervical cancer elimination.  Jane has won numerous awards for her research, teaching, and mentoring, including the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Chan School Postdoctoral Association.  She has served as co‐chair of the Faculty Council, co‐chair of the Committee on the Advancement of Women Faculty, member of the Committee on Education Policy, and member of the steering committee of the Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention.  She received her master’s degree in health policy and management from Harvard Chan School in 2001 and her PhD in health policy and decision sciences from Harvard University in 2005.

All of us at CHDS congratulate Jane on her new role!

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