professor of health law, policy and management at the Boston University School of Public Health
Recognized among the top one percent of National Institues of Health grant recipients over the past two decades, Michael Stein has worked at the intersection of behavioral medicine and primary care. His outcomes research has moved between substance use disorders and HIV/AIDS, sleep and pain, mental health disorders, and the determinants of risk-taking. He has published more than 325 scientific journal articles.
Stein graduated from Harvard College and received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. After his medical residency at the New England Medical Center, he completed a national research service award fellowship at Brown University. He was the director of HIV services at Rhode Island Hospital for two decades. He worked for years as a consultant in the hi-tech industry.
He is also the award-winning author of six novels and two books of nonfiction, and his writings have been noted in the Best American Essays series and appeared in many magazines and newspapers.