Noémie Sportiche is a PhD candidate in Health Policy at Harvard University, where she studies the interaction between urban policies, urban development, and health with the aim of increasing racial equity in health. Her dissertation work examines the impacts of housing markets on social mobility, health outcomes, and health disparities. Noémie’s research builds on the four years she spent working as a urban planner at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and has been supported by the Joint Center for Housing Studies, the Horowitz Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Noémie has a bachelor’s of science in cognitive science from UCLA, a postbaccalaureate premedical certificate from Bryn Mawr, and a science masters in social and behavioral sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.