Green Party Presidential Candidate
Former Professor of Medicine
at Harvard Medical School

Full Name: Jill Ellen Stein
Birthdate: May 14, 1950
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two
Religion: Secular (Jewish)

  • 2012 Green Party Nominee for US President
  • Co-Chair, Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts, 2010-2011
  • President and Co-Founder, Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities, 2003-2010
  • Candidate for Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2010
  • Board Member, Clean Water Action, 1998-2010
  • Elected Member, Lexington Town Meeting, Precinct 2, Massachusetts, 2005-2009
  • Board Member, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, 2000-2009
  • Board Member, Mass Voters for Fair Elections, 2006
  • Candidate, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2006
  • Candidate, Massachusetts House of Representatives, Middlesex, District 9, 2004
  • Candidate for Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2002
  • Associate, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1992-2002
  • Staff Internist, Simmons College Health Center, 1991-2002
  • Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1982-2002
  • Co-Chair, Lexington Solid Waste Management Committee, 1998-2000
  • Staff Internist, Harvard Community Health Plan, 1982-1990

  • MD, Harvard Medical School, 1979
  • BA, magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1973

Affiliations and Awards:
  • Member, Massachusetts Medical Society, 1998-present
  • Member, Physicians for a National Health Plan, 2000-2012
  • Member, Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts, 2005-2011
  • Recipient, Friend of the Earth and Champion of Public Health Award, Salem State College and HealthLink, 2004
  • Recipient, Health Hero Award, Clean Water Action, 2000
  • Recipient, Citizen Award, Toxic Action Center, 1999
  • Recipient, Not in Anyone's Backyard Award, Clean Water Action, 1998
  • Member, Aesculapian Society, Harvard Medical School, 1979
  • Member, Harvard University Phi Beta Kappa, 1973


  • Co-author, Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging, 2009
  • Co-author, In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development, 2000

  • Plaintiff, along with Gary Johnson (Libertarian), in a lawsuit filed on Sep. 26, 2015, against the Commission on Presidential Debates. The lawsuit seeks to open the presidential debates to third party candidates.
  • Arrested in 2012, along with her vice-presidential candidate Cheri Honkla, for trying to enter a presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney at Hofstra University
  • Helped lead a successful campaign to clean up coal plants in Massachusetts by getting regulations signed into law by the governor, 1998
  • Her band was a semi-finalist in Musician magazine's best unsigned bands contest, 1996, 1998
  • Has testified before numerous legislative panels as well as local and state governmental bodies
  • Has appeared as an environmental health expert on the Today Show, 20/20, Fox News, and other programs

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