TLC Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Trustees

April 01, 2024

The Learning Center for the Deaf has welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees.

Elizabeth Knox
Elizabeth Knox, JD

Elizabeth Knox, JD, is an attorney who currently provides higher education legal services, focusing on guidance for developing and implementing education-specific policies and analyzing vendor contracts to ensure compliance. Her skill set includes policymaking, research analysis, and complex litigation management. She also provides corporate legal services and has a background in civil rights law. 

Knox graduated from Harvard Law School, where she was awarded the Presidential Scholarship for Public Interest, and received the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship and the James Vorenberg Equal Justice Summer Fellowship. Her background includes varied law firms and in-house work, and she founded Access the Dream, a service that trains businesses on disability issues. She now counsels families on accommodations and other disability-related issues on a pro bono basis. 

Anupam ‘Bapu’ Jena, MD, is the Joseph P. Newhouse Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and a physician in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Dr. Jena recently co-authored the book “Random Acts of Medicine," and is the host of the podcast ‘Freakonomics, M.D.’ 

Anupam Jena
Anupam "Bapu" Jena, MD

Dr. Jena graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his MD and PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and completed his residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Jena is a current parent of a TLC student.

Dr. Jena and Knox joined nine other board members for TLC. To learn more, visit our Leadership page.