The UnLonely Project
Dr. Nobel is a medical doctor, public health practitioner and innovator who designs, implements and evaluates health care management, digital therapeutic and patient/consumer engagement systems. In addition to his academic teaching and research, Nobel works in consultation to employers, major health plans, Taft-Hartley trusts, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, early stage ventures, non- profit organizations and foundations in the design, implementation and evaluation of effective health care management programs. In addition, he served as Medical Director at the Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) for eight years (2010-18) where he founded and ran the NEBGH Solutions Center. Also active in the field of Medical Humanities, Dr Nobel is president of the 501c3 non-profit Foundation for Art & Healing ( www.artandhealing.org) and founder of its signature initiative the UnLonely Project (www.UnLonelyProject.org) the leading non-profit effort focused exclusively on addressing loneliness and social isolation. Dr. Nobel is a published poet and has also received several awards for his poetry including the Bain-Swiggett Prize from Princeton University, and the American Academy of Poets Prize from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nobel is a Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and serves on the Faculty for the HMS Center for Primary Care. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, with dual Master’s Degrees in Public Health and Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University.