MPH alum pens article for The Atlantic

Medical literature (and uncritical reporting about it) is replete with other examples that perpetuate the notion of biological race as a key factor in disparate disease outcomes.

MPH alum Merlin Chowkwanyun writes about Heritage Foundation staffer Jason Richwine’s Harvard doctoral dissertation and the larger issues raised by the controversy in his pieces for The Atlantic: Race is not Biology: How unthinking racial essentialism finds its way into scientific research.

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