Alan Garber

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Alan Garber
Born 1955
Alma mater Harvard University
Stanford University
Occupation Academic administrator
Employer Harvard University
Spouse(s) Anne Yahanda
Children 4

Alan Michael Garber (born 1955) is an American academic administrator. He is the Provost of Harvard University.

Early life[edit]

Alan Garber was born in 1955.[citation needed] He graduated from Harvard University in 1977,[1][2] he earned a PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1982, and an MD from Stanford University in 1983.[1][2]


Garber is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, a Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Public Policy in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Harvard School of Public Health.[3][4]

Garber succeeded Steven Hyman as the provost of Harvard University on September 1, 2011.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Garber has a wife, Anne Yahanda, and four children.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Alan M. Garber". Retrieved 11 October 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Alan M. Garber Appointed Provost". Harvard Magazine. April 15, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Alan M. Garber MD, PhD - Health Care Policy - Harvard Medical School". Retrieved 11 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Alan M. Garber". Retrieved 11 October 2017.