Dr. Natalia Linos (she/her)

Natalia Linos is a social epidemiologist, a Brookline Town Meeting Member and Chair of the town’s Advisory Council of Public Health. She has over 15 years of experience working at the global and local levels on some of the most pressing public health challenges of our time: from climate change to structural racism. She is currently the Executive Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard and co-leads the Center’s two largest programs on racial justice, namely to create an actionable field of scholarship on structural racism and health and make the public health case for reparations. Prior to her role at Harvard, Natalia worked at the United Nations for over a decade in diverse roles, including as the lead on health, climate change and environment for UNDP. She also served as science advisor to the New York City Health Commissioner. She is on the Board of the Environmental League of Massachusetts, and a mother of three young children in Brookline public schools. In 2020, she ran for Congress to represent Massachusetts’ fourth district to bring her skills as an epidemiologist to the COVID-19 response and recovery.