Human Biology and Society Class of 2022
Date: Saturday, June 11 2022
Location: Powell Courtyard
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3:00pm. Student Check-in
5:45pm. Light Reception
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Nathan Ha, Md, PhD
2022 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Nathan Ha is completing residency in the department of psychiatry at Yale, and will become Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, working in the Gender Identity Program in fall 2022. He earned his PhD from Princeton in the history of science, and gender and sexuality studies; and his MD from Hofstra Northwell. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. His research focuses on the dynamic relationship between patients, clinicians, and researchers in shaping understandings of human health and difference. He has developed and taught classes on the history of psychiatry; LGBTQ health; race, gender and science. He is currently working on projects in the field of medical education, especially to improve care for people marked by differences of race, gender, and sexuality.