Kid Risk, Inc.
Founding President (2008-present)
Key accomplishments: Successfully built a team and secured funding to support Kid Risk, Inc. research for over a decade; developed a long-standing and successful collaboration with partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to support global health policy, led the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-Kid Risk, Inc. team that won the 2014 INFORMS Edelman Award, and honored by the Society for Risk Analysis with its 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award.
Harvard University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Multiple Positions (1989-2010)
Key accomplishments: Associated Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science at the Harvard School of Public Health, Visiting Associate Professor in the System Dynamics group at the MIT Sloan School of Management (2005-7); mentored research of numerous students; developed and offered courses at Harvard on probabilistic risk analysis; founded and directed the Harvard Kids Risk Project, co-founded the Harvard Center for Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s Hospital, member of the Harvard University Risk Management Committee, Committee on Higher Degrees in Health Policy, and Committee on the Environment.
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Global Health (2012-2018)
Key accomplishments: mentored College of Medicine students on research projects; served on and chaired (2016-2018) the U.S. National Vaccine Advisory Committee, collaborated with colleagues at the College of Business on research related to health of hospitality workers.