Expert Participants

Jane Kim

Jane Kim is Associate Professor of Health Decision Science at Harvard School of Public Health, and her research focuses on the development and application of mathematical modeling methods to evaluate health policy issues related to women’s health.

Seth Mnookin

Seth Mnookin is the Associate Director of MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing and author of The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy

Joe Neel


Joe Neel is Deputy Senior Supervising Editor and a Correspondent on the Science Desk, NPR

Gregory Fricchione


Gregory Fricchione is Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, and Director of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Joshua Riff


Joshua Riff is medical director of Target Corporation and a board-certified emergency medicine physician.

Kristin Schubert


Kristin Schubert is Senior Program Officer and Team Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and focuses chiefly on applying a public health perspective to the health issues faced by vulnerable populations, particularly vulnerable adolescents.

Gary Adamkiewicz

Gary Adamkiewicz is an environmental health specialist with more than 20 years of experience. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Marc Weisskopf

Marc Weisskopf’s research interests examine how environmental factors affect the nervous system, as well as the epidemiology of neurologic disorders.

Chensheng (Alex) Lu

Alex Lu’s primary research is to use variety of biomarkers for assessing human exposures to environmental chemicals in order to facilitate the identification of risk factors, as well as the formation of hypotheses for potential health effects.