Election of Faculty to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

New fellows are members of the HMS community

Three members of the Harvard Medical School community are among this year’s class of national and international leaders elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The new class will be inducted at a ceremony on October 7, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

“It is an honor to welcome this new class of exceptional women and men as part of our distinguished membership,” said Don Randel, chair of the Academy’s board of directors. “Their talents and expertise will enrich the life of the Academy and strengthen our capacity to spread knowledge and understanding in service to the nation.”

The new HMS Fellows include:

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Myles Brown

HMS professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute





Pamela Silver

The Elliott T. and Onie H. Adams Professor of Biochemistry and Systems Biology at HMS





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Alan Garber

The Mallinckrodt Professor of Health Care Policy at HMS and Harvard University provost






Founded in 1780, AAAS is one of the country’s oldest and most respected honorary societies. Serving as an independent policy research center, it convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges and opportunities facing the nation and the world.