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Harvard Health Blog Experts
List of Experts
Isioma D. Okolo, MBChB, MRCOG, DTMH
Dr. Isioma D. Okolo is a Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC), and master of public health candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also an obstetrics & gynaecology senior resident in the National Health Service in Scotland.
Anne Fabiny, MD
Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Kathleen W. Miller, MD
Dr. Kathleen W. Miller is a third-year resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Miller received her undergraduate degree and medical degree from Harvard University before starting internship and residency at MGH. She is starting the combined MGH/Brigham and Women's Hospital infectious disease fellowship in the HIV clinician educator track in July 2021. Her clinical interests focus on HIV care, care for the underserved, and medical education.
Jo Shapiro, M.D.
Isabelle Chase, DDS, FRCD(C)
Dr. Isabelle Chase is a board-certified pediatric dentist, and an assistant professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She completed her dental degree at Dalhousie School of Dentistry in 2000, and pediatric dental specialty at the University of Rochester and Eastman Dental Center in 2002. Dr. Chase joined the faculty of Boston Children’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2006, and the majority of her time has been spent providing direct clinical supervision and didactic teaching of pediatric dental residents as director of the residency program. In the past 15 years she has taught over 70 pediatric dental residents and over 450 dental students.
Dr. Chase also provides direct patient care, either in the clinical setting or the operating room, with a focus on the management of early childhood tooth decay; the treatment of young, anxious patients; and patients with special health care needs, with a particular focus on children with autism. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.
Christy N. Taylor, MD, MPH
Dr. Christy Taylor is an internal medicine resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies, in biology and public health respectively, at the University of Miami. She subsequently completed her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Hanna Gaggin, MD, MPH
Hanna Gaggin, MD, MPH, is a general cardiologist, educator, and clinical investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the cardiovascular medicine section leadership council and the cardiovascular continuing medical education oversight committee at MGH. She is the subspecialty core educator for the internal medicine residency at MGH, and is active in peer education through her role as editor and course director for the MGH Cardiology Board Review Book and on-demand cardiology education with Harvard Medical School Graduate Medical Education.
Stephen Goldfinger, M.D.
Barbara Okun, PhD
Annie Brewster, MD
Annie Brewster is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and a practicing internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She is also a patient, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2001. She has been collecting and sharing patient stories since 2010. In 2013 she founded Health Story Collaborative, a nonprofit organization committed to empowering patients and their loved ones, building community, strengthening patient-provider connections, and ultimately transforming healthcare through storytelling.
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Daniel Amponsah, MD
Daniel Amponsah, MD, is an internal medicine resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Amponsah has clinical interests in the impact of health disparities on management and outcomes in cardiology. After completing his internal medicine residency, Dr. Amponsah hopes to pursue a career in cardiology.Follow Dr. Amponsah on Twitter @DanAmponsahMD
Julia Frueh, MD
Katsiaryna Bykov, PharmD, ScD
Katsiaryna Bykov, PharmD, ScD, is a pharmacoepidemiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School. Originally trained as a pharmacist, she completed her research doctorate in epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and has been conducting research on medication use, safety, and effectiveness for more than a decade.