This recent Forbes article features ten behavioral scientists, including Katy Milkman and Alison Buttenheim. These behavioral scientists are leading examples of impact in health, their work spanning from experimentation to implementation. From Katy Milkman’s massive tests to increase vaccination rates to Neela Saldanha’s efforts to alleviate global poverty, these leading behavioral scientists are making the change they want to see in the world.
Alison Buttenheim combines her interest in behavioral economics with a focus on improving child health on a global level. Dr. Buttenheim is a public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist with a host of appointments at the University of Pennsylvania.
Katy Milkman takes insights from economics and psychology to change consequential behaviors for good, such as savings, exercise, vaccination take-up and discrimination prevention. Dr. Milkman is a Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.