M. Austin Argentieri, MPhil

M. Austin Argentieri, MPhil

Research Associate, Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities

Mr. Argentieri is Research Associate at the Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, where he serves as Project Coordinator for the National Consortium on Psychosocial Stress, Spirituality, and Health. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford, where his research focuses on understanding the embodiment of social inequality at both the phenomenological and molecular level among low-income and disadvantaged populations, and how this may then contribute to health inequality persistent throughout the United States. In particular, he is interested in the epigenetic mechanisms that mediate stress, adversity, poverty, trauma, and health. Mr. Argentieri also holds an MPhil in Medical Anthropology from the University of Oxford, and has held research and teaching positions at the University of Oxford and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute. A full research profile for Mr. Argentieri’s work can be found on his University of Oxford page.

Contact Information

Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities
Massachusetts General Hospital
50 Staniford St, Suite 802
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-1044