Bachelor of Science in Applied Science, Stanford University, California, 1987. Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Balliol College, Oxford, England, 1989. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1995.
Master in Public Health, Harvard School Public Health, 1999.
Chief social policy advisor Clinton/Gore 1992 Campaign, Little Rock, 1992—1992. Deputy director health policy Clinton/Gore Presidential Transition Team, Washington, 1992—1993. Intern, resident Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, 1995—2003, associate surgeon, general & endocrine surgery, since 2003, assistant director, Center Surgery & Public Health, since 2004.
Assistant professor department surgery Harvard Medical School, since 2003. Assistant professor department health policy & management Harvard School Public Health, since 2004.
Married Kathleen Hunter Hobson. Children: Walker, Hattie, Hunter.