Faculty, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Dr. Alex McDowell (all pronouns) is a faculty member at the Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. They work at the intersection of health policy, mental health, and LGBTQ+ health. Their goal is to mitigate health inequities through research that influences policy and health care delivery system design.

Dr. McDowell has a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University with a concentration in evaluative science and statistics. Prior to completing doctoral work, Dr. McDowell earned an MPH, MS in Nursing, and BS in Nursing from Johns Hopkins, as well as a BA in Gender Studies from Georgetown University. Dr. McDowell is a member of the Harvard Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Expression Health Equity Research Collaborative (Harvard SOGIE).