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HSPH’s David Bloom chosen for global health research group

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Renowned health economist and demographer David Bloom, chair of the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health and Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, has been selected to join a group of 25 ambassadors in the Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research with Research!America. The experts will assist in the effort to build a national conversation around the value and importance of U.S.-funded global health research.

Bloom has served as a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Asian Development Bank. His current research interests include labor economics, health, demography, and the environment.