A neighborhood kid once caught hand, foot, and mouth disease from my daughter before we had any signs that she had it. Her mother scolded me and asked me to please alert them next time my daughter was sick. Ouch! I don’t blame her for being protective. That illness is a doozy, as many of […]
Dr. Brittany Seymour
Dr. Brittany Seymour is an Assistant Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology and the Office of Global and Community Health. She earned her DDS degree from the University of Colorado and her Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. Her work focuses on health improvement across the world through prevention, policy, and health promotion. She is a Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, where she conducts research on how misinformation online impacts important public health programs such as community water fluoridation and childhood vaccinations. She is a member of the American Public Health Association, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry, and the American Dental Association. She lives in the bustling center of Boston with her husband of twelve years and her three-year-old daughter. She credits many of her accomplishments in life to coffee and wine.