James Hamblin, MD, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

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James Hamblin, MD, MPH
James Hamblin
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Dr. Hamblin specializes in preventive medicine and is a staff writer at The Atlantic magazine, where he also served for six years as a senior editor. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Politico, PBS, and Vice. He is the author of If Our Bodies Could Talk (Doubleday, 2016) and a forthcoming book on the skin care industry and skin microbiome (Riverhead, 2019).

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale University (2018)
  • MD
    Indiana University (2009)
  • BS
    Wake Forest University (2005)

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