June 2023

Welcoming Keith Wailoo, PhD, to The Greenwall Foundation Board of Directors

Keith Wailoo, PhD

The Greenwall Foundation is pleased to introduce Keith Wailoo, PhD, as the newest member of its Board of Directors.

Prof. Wailoo is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University, where he teaches in the Department of History and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is former Chair of the Department of History, the former Vice Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs, and Past President of the American Association for the History of Medicine. Prof. Wailoo has written extensively on the cultural meanings of health and political debates over healthcare and identity, including Pushing Cool: Big Tobacco, Racial Marketing, and the Untold Story of the Menthol Cigarette (University of Chicago, 2021) and Pain: A Political History (Johns Hopkins, 2014). 

Prior to his election to the Board of Directors, Prof. Wailoo served on the Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program Committee for eight years. He also delivered the Foundation’s 2020 William C. Stubing Memorial Lecture, “Whose Pain Matters? Reflections on Race, Social Justice, and COVID-19’s Revealed Inequalities.” Of his new role with the Foundation, Greenwall President & CEO Michelle Groman said, “I have consistently relied on Keith’s thoughtful and refreshing insights in shaping the Faculty Scholars Program, and am thrilled that we will continue to benefit from his wisdom, experience, and perspective as he helps to guide the Foundation as a member of our Board.”