Peter Hovmand

Hovmand is the founding director of the Brown School’s Social System Design Lab. The lab’s research, teaching and practice has a global reach with a specific focus on supporting the development of system dynamics “communities of practice” to address important social and public health issues, from reducing maternal and neonatal mortality, to obesity prevention, to redesigning mental health services. The lab is advancing the science and application of community-based system dynamics in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, China, India, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Mexico, Panama and Honduras.