Research Interests: History of medicine and public health; history of biology; 20th c. United States.
Alyssa is a MD-PhD student at Harvard Medical School and the Department of History of Science at Harvard University. She is broadly interested in how medicine and molecular biology are regulated, and how physicians and biologists embed themselves in social and political movements. Her previous research focused on the history of biotechnology during the American counterculture movement.
Previous Degrees: A.B., History of Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard