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Gabriel Schwartz, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar
School of Medicine
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Education and Training

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, PhD - Population Health Sciences

Brown University, Providence, RI, BA - Human Biology; Sociology

Awards and Honors

Distinction in Teaching Award | 2018
Distinction in Teaching Award, Harvard University, 2018
Harvard University

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Training Program Award | 2019
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Training Program Award, Havard University, 2019-2020
Havard University

Djokovic Science & Innovation Fellowship | 2019
Djokovic Science & Innovation Fellowship, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University; Novak Djokovic Foundation, 2019-2020
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University; Novak Djokovic Foundation
Overview
Dr. Gabriel L. Schwartz is a social epidemiologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Health Policy Studies. Gabriel works with Dr. Rita Hamad in the Social Policies for Health Equity Research Program (SPHERE), where he is leveraging natural experiments to investigate the impact of school segregation on child and young adult health. Other projects examine how social policy, social stratification, and place contribute to health inequities across the life course, with a particular focus on eviction and policing.

Before his doctoral program, Dr. Schwartz worked as a policy evaluator at Abt Associates, testing the efficacy of government and non-profit nutrition, education, and housing programs.