Jason Bryan Silverstein
Jason Bryan Silverstein
Co-Director, Master of Science in Media, Medicine, and Health
Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine

Jason Silverstein, PhD, is a lecturer teaching in the Master of Medical Sciences-Global Health Delivery program, where he and Joia Mukherjee, director of the MMSc-GHD program, are developing a thesis writing laboratory course and methods seminar. As well, Dr. Silverstein also serves as the Department’s first writer-in-residence, working closely with Paul Farmer. 

In addition to his teaching at Harvard Medical School, Jason also offers courses at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education and Summer School. He is a faculty affiliate of the Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School. He is a recent graduate of the anthropology doctoral program at Harvard.

Jason has written opinion pieces and reported essays about health, justice, and racism for The New York Times, The Atlantic, VICE, The Guardian, Slate, and Esquire, and his work and commentary have been featured by MSNBC, CNN, NPR, HuffPost Live, BET, and Big Think, among others. He is represented by Ed Maxwell at Sanford J. Greenburger Literary Associates. Follow him on www.twitter.com/jason_reads.


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Global Health and Social Medicine

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