Dr. Jason Block is a general internal medicine physician whose primary research interests are neighborhood-level determinants of weight gain and obesity, the evaluation of governmental and institutional policies and other novel interventions to improve diet, and leveraging electronic health record data for observational research and public health surveillance. He graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and he completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar program at Harvard University. He has served as a Senior Advisor in the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Office at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and he is a primary care physician and resident preceptor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Faculty Member, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital