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Famous Scientists

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Uma Naidoo, MD

Education and career After graduating as a medical doctor from University of Kaw-Zulu Natal Medical School, Dr. Uma Naidoo completed the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in 2000. Next, she joined the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center for her fellowship in Psychosocial Oncology from 2000 to 2001. Naidoo has...


Michael B. Siegel, MD

Education and Career Michael Siegel received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. He earned his Doctorate in Medicine from Yale University in 1992. Dr. Siegel completed his residency in Preventive Medicine at the University of California, Berkeley, and acquired a Master of Public Health degree. He also trained at...


David Chalmers

Education and career Chalmers received an undergraduate degree in Pure Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1986. After graduation, he spent a few months hitchhiking across Europe before continuing his education at the University of Oxford. Chalmers received a Rhodes Scholarship but withdrew from the course. David earned his...


Anne Rimoin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Education and Career Anne Walsh Rimoin was born in 1970 to David and Maryann Rimoin. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in African History from Middlebury College in 1992. From 1993 to 1995, Anne spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin, West Africa, where she began...


Marc Lipsitch

Education and Career Lipsitch received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Yale University in 1991. He earned his Dphil in Zoology from Oxford University, graduating in 1995. From 1995 to 1999, Mark completed a postdoctoral fellowship on bacterial population biology at Emory University. During this time, from 1997...


Peter Grinspoon MD

Education and career Peter Grinspoon was born in 1966 to Betsy and Lester Grinspoon. His father was a psychiatrist and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In 1988, Peter graduated from Swarthmore College, where he acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. After graduation, Grinspoon worked for...