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Visiting scientists

Yasmine Bezzaz, MSc Management
Ms. Bezzaz is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences of Rabat-Agdal at Mohammed V University. She is conducting research on the impact of work practices related to the high-performance approach on the occupational health of workers in Morocco. Prior to this, she obtained her master's in auditing and finance, and worked as a financial analyst in two multinational companies. Her current research focuses primarily on the mediation of job demands and job resources in health outcomes caused by organizational policies and practices. A Fulbright Joint Supervision grant enables her to conduct research on this topic at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Center for Work, Health, and Well-being at the Center for Community-Based Research in Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Seung-Sup Kim, MD, MPH, ScD
Dr. Kim is an associate professor of epidemiology at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, and a visiting scientist at the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his medical degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, and his doctoral degree in occupational epidemiology from Harvard Chan School. From 2011 to 2013, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow and professorial lecturer at The George Washington University. Dr. Kim has published over 40 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Social Science & Medicine; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health; and American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Over the past 6 years, he, as an occupational epidemiologist, has conducted several nationwide surveys about firefighters, medical intern/residents, cosmetic sales workers, and automobile workers in South Korea. His current research focuses on social determinants of workers' health, investigating the health impact of adverse social experiences, such as discrimination, harassment, job insecurity, work-family conflict, and precarious employment.

Marta Pilotto, LL.M.  
Ms. Pilotto is a doctoral student in Comparative and European Legal Studies at the University of Trento, Italy. In 2017, she received her master’s degree in law from the University of Trento; the topic of her thesis was the impact of new technologies on working relationships. After an internship at the Court of Justice, she is now specializing in labor law and occupational health and safety. Her current research focuses on the linkages between workers’ well-being and job organization in the context of the Italian occupational health and safety legal framework. Her visiting research at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Center for Work, Health, and Well-being at the Center for Community-Based Research in Population Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is sponsored by the U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission.