Michelle Williams Becomes Harvard’s First Woman and African American Dean of School of Public Health

Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology Michelle Williams has been named Dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Black women continue to win this month.  On the heels of news about Channing Dungey , ABC’s first African American female President, Michelle A. Williams of Harvard University School of Public Health is making nothing short of her own splash.

Williams is an epidemiologist and professor at the School of Public Health and makes history this week as the first African American and woman to lead the prestigious university’s School of Public Health.

Williams is a Princeton and Tufts graduate who joined the has held senior academic appointments in epidemiology departments since 2011.

Join us in congratulating Michelle Williams for the win!

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