Sandro Galea
Profiles

Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH

Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, and author, 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 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. 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.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Family Medicine - Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • University of Toronto, MD Field of Study: Medicine
  • Columbia University School of Public Health, DPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Quantitative Methods

Publications

  • Published on 10/4/2021

    Ettman CK, Cohen GH, Abdalla SM, Sampson L, Trinquart L, Castrucci BC, Bork RH, Clark MA, Wilson I, Vivier PM, Galea S. Persistent depressive symptoms during COVID-19: a national, population-representative, longitudinal study of U.S. adults. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2021 Oct 04; 100091. PMID: 34635882.

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  • Published on 9/23/2021

    Galea S, Vaughan R. Extending the Scope of Health in All Policies Approaches. Am J Public Health. 2021 Oct; 111(10):1733-1735. PMID: 34554818.

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  • Published on 9/4/2021

    Sampson L, Cohen GH, Fink DS, Conroy C, Calabrese JR, Wryobeck JM, Elhai JD, King AP, Liberzon I, Galea S. Cohort profile: the Ohio Army National Guard Mental Health Initiative (OHARNG-MHI). Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2021 Nov; 56(11):2107-2116. PMID: 34480595.

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  • Published on 9/3/2021

    Mwoka M, Biermann O, Ettman CK, Abdalla SM, Ambuko J, Pearson M, Rashid SF, Zeinali Z, Galea S, Valladares LM, Mberu B. Housing as a Social Determinant of Health: Evidence from Singapore, the UK, and Kenya: the 3-D Commission. J Urban Health. 2021 08; 98(Suppl 1):15-30. PMID: 34480327.

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  • Published on 9/3/2021

    Martins DC, Babajide O, Maani N, Abdalla SM, Gómez EJ, Pongsiri MJ, Tlou S, Leung GM, Benjamin GC, Goosby E, Dain K, Vega J, Zeinali Z, Stoeva P, Galea S, Sturchio J, Twum-Danso NAY. Integrating Social Determinants in Decision-Making Processes for Health: Insights from Conceptual Frameworks-the 3-D Commission. J Urban Health. 2021 08; 98(Suppl 1):51-59. PMID: 34480328.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Torres I, Thapa B, Robbins G, Koya SF, Abdalla SM, Arah OA, Weeks WB, Zhang L, Asma S, Morales JV, Galea S, Larson HJ, Rhee K. Data Sources for Understanding the Social Determinants of Health: Examples from Two Middle-Income Countries: the 3-D Commission. J Urban Health. 2021 08; 98(Suppl 1):31-40. PMID: 34472014.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Galea S. Invited Commentary: Reckoning With Our Biases in Epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 09 01; 190(9):1730-1732. PMID: 33831170.

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  • Published on 8/26/2021

    Galea S, Vaughan R. Taking an Anti-Health Inequity Approach to Counter the Unfair Burden of Poor Health. Am J Public Health. 2021 09; 111(9):1584-1585. PMID: 34436920.

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  • Published on 8/25/2021

    Babajide O, Martins DC, Maani N, Abdalla SM, Gómez EJ, Pongsiri MJ, Tlou S, Leung GM, Benjamin GC, Goosby E, Dain K, Vega J, Zeinali Z, Galea S, Sturchio J, Twum-Danso NAY. Improving Decision-Making for Population Health in Nonhealth Sectors in Urban Environments: the Example of the Transportation Sector in Three Megacities-the 3-D Commission. J Urban Health. 2021 08; 98(Suppl 1):60-68. PMID: 34435262.

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  • Published on 8/19/2021

    Biermann O, Koya SF, Corkish C, Abdalla SM, Galea S. Food, Big Data, and Decision-making: a Scoping Review-the 3-D Commission. J Urban Health. 2021 08; 98(Suppl 1):69-78. PMID: 34414511.

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