Faculty Executive Committee

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, PhD

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, PhD

Professor of History, Harvard University
Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Susan D.  Block, MD

Susan D. Block, MD

Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD

Director, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine


Ted J. Kaptchuk

Ted J. Kaptchuk

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Arthur Kleinman, MD

Arthur Kleinman, MD

Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University's Asia Center

David A. Silbersweig, MD

David A. Silbersweig, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
HMS Dean for Academic Programs at Partners HealthCare

David R. Williams, PhD

David R. Williams, PhD

Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology, Harvard University