Stephen E. Gilman, Sc.D.
Stephen E. Gilman, Sc.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, and the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. He is a co-Investigator on the STARRS Harvard Medical School subcontract.
Professor Gilman earned an Sc.D. in health and social behavior from the Harvard School of Public Health (2001). He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at Brown Medical School (2004) before taking his current position at Harvard.
Gilman’s research focuses on life course patterns, prenatal determinants, and early childhood determinants of social inequalities in major mental disorders, with a special focus on mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders. He is a co-investigator on the New England Family Study, a three-generation cohort study of individuals born in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the early 1960’s, their parents, and their children. He is also a co-investigator on the Harvard-Brown Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate individual, familial, and social contextual determinants of tobacco use and co-occurring disorders across generations.