Sion Kim Harris, Ph.D.

Research Associate in Medicine // Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Harris received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has extensive experience in public health epidemiology, survey development, evaluation of measures, clinical and community-based adolescent health research, program evaluation, and qualitative research methods. She oversaw research and program evaluation projects related to adolescent and school health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health prior to beginning a faculty position at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine. She was an associate investigator in the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research at Boston Children’s Hospital at its inception in 1999, and became director in 2017. Dr. Harris has published over 100 scientific papers and has received numerous awards for her research and teaching, including the Young Professional Award from the Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association, the Best Research Award from the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), and at Boston Children’s Hospital, the T. Berry Brazelton Innovation Award from the Division of Developmental Medicine, and the Estherann Grace Teaching Award from the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine.

Company: Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital