Eileen McNeely

Co-Founder & Director

Dr. McNeely is Founder and Executive Director of SHINE, the Health & Sustainability Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. McNeely has extensive experience in the areas of environmental epidemiology, occupational and community health, health promotion, health services management and policy, and clinical practice as a nurse practitioner.   Her experience spans numerous industries. She started and runs the Harvard Flight Attendant Health Study, the largest cohort…

Piotr Bialowolski

Piotr Białowolski

Research Associate

Piotr Białowolski, Ph.D. works with the SHINE team at the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. His research interest is in applied economist and quantitative methods for economic research. His research interests and publications focus on the following and sometimes overlapping research topics: (1) Application of micro-level data for the impact evaluation of financial and social behavior on well-being and health of populations, (2) market and consumer segmentations for…

Dorota Węziak-Białowolska

Research Scientist

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska works with the SHINE team at Harvard T. H. School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health. Her research interests are in methodology including psychometrics, composite scales and indicators as well as impact assessment and evaluation. Her recent focus is also on applied well-being and health as well as relationship between the two especially in the workplace setting. Before joining the SHINE team, she worked for 5 years…

Heloisa Jardim

Heloisa Jardim

Research Manager

Heloisa Jardim is a Research Manager for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In her role, she leads the strategic planning and implementation of SHINE’s initiatives, by promoting business strategies to foster the well-being of populations. She believes in the catalytic power of evidence-based research as a basis for business action. Through her extensive experience in the private…

Karoline Barwinski

Program Manager

Karoline Barwinski is a Program Manager for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  In her role she leads SHINE’s communications and strategy, and manages projects across the program.  Karoline is helping integrate a greater focus on worker health and well-being in the workplace through evidence-based research. Karoline brings with her a strong foundation in corporate sustainability and responsible investing.  Her experience as a…

Courtney Leimanis

Courtney Leimanis

Engagement and Communications Manager

Courtney Leimanis is the Engagement and Communications Manager for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  A passionate connector of people and ideas, she creates opportunities for partnership and engagement with corporate supporters and research partners across the SHINE community and develops strategies to amplify SHINE’s thought leadership on sustainability and well-being. Courtney began her career supporting the nascent environmental…

Liz Nolan

Liz Nolan


Liz Nolan is the chief Administrator for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the initiative, the full life cycle planning and project management of the SHINE Summit, and provides strategic management and leadership support to Director Eileen McNeely. Liz has a background in environmental science, legal research, and public…

Francois Sauer

Francois Sauer

SHINE Advisory Board Member

Francois is the founder of Sauer and Associates, LLC, a Leawood Kansas-based consulting firm that helps executives manifest to the fullest their own talents. Francois has expertise in systems thinking, human relations, and international operations. As acatalyst, author, philosopher, and scientist, his proven problem solving approaches are both innovative and pragmatic. Francois is the author of Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt: An Essay to Integrate Creative Imagination with Socially Conditioned Thought…

Tyler Vanderweele

Tyler J. VanderWeele

Director, Human Flourishing Program

Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., is the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Co-Director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality, faculty affiliate of the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and Director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, and…

Matthew T. Lee

Director of Empirical Research
Human Flourishing Program

Matthew T. Lee, Ph.D., is Director of Empirical Research at the Human Flourishing Program in the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University.  He is co-author of The Heart of Religion and co-editor of the forthcoming volume Measuring Well-Being (both with Oxford University Press). He is also a Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Health, Flourishing, and Positive Psychology at Stony Brook University’s Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics…