Harvard Medical School mentors for the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship Program

In selecting our faculty mentors, we have chosen individuals who have a history of exemplary contributions to their field and who are dedicated to mentoring medical students. Our mentors have also developed well established, long term partnerships with hospitals and/or medical schools in the countries where their research is based.

Bajunirwe, Dr. Francis, Uganda
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
Examination of the biologic, social, economic, and behavioral determinants (adherence and resistance) of HIV antiretroviral treatment in rural Uganda

Bangsberg, Dr. David, Harvard Medical School
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara
Examination of the biologic, social, economic, and behavioral determinants (adherence and resistance) of HIV antiretroviral treatment in rural Uganda

Bärnighausen, Dr. Till, Harvard Medical School
The Africa Centre, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Understanding causal pathways of HIV acquisition and transmission. Socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of HIV and design of interventions to prevent transmission

Calderwood, Dr. Stephen B., Harvard Medical School
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Immunity to cholera and development and deployment of cholera vaccines in resource-limited seetings

Cravioto, Dr. Alejandro, Bangladesh
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Implementation of cholera vaccine programs and water and sanitation programs that accompany the vaccine

Drobac, Dr. Peter, Harvard Medical School and Rwanda
Butaro Hospital, Rwanda
Monitoring, evaluation, quality improvement, and improving access, utilization and outcomes of HIV and primary care in resource-limited settings

Hedt-Gauthier, Dr. Bethany, Harvard Medical School and Rwanda
Butaro Hospital, Rwanda
Monitoring, evaluation, quality improvement, and improving access, utilization and outcomes of primary care in resource-limited settings (surgery, NCDs, oncology, neonatology, etc.)

Ivers, Dr. Louise, Harvard Medical School
Zanmi Lasante, Haiti
Evaluating interventions to improve food security among those living with HIV in rural Haiti. Evaluating diarrheal disease and interventions to reduce cholera in Haiti

Lecca, Dr. Leonid, Perú
Socios en Salud Perú, Lima, Perú
Exploration of the pathogen, host, and environmental factors on the distribution and dynamics of highly drug resistant tuberculosis in Lima, Peru. Mathematical modeling of epidemics

Makadzange, Dr. A. Tariro, Harvard Medical School
University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Immunopathogensis of HV and cryptococcal co-infection. Determinants of disease progression in perinatally infected HIV postitive children and adolescents. Clinical outcomes among children and adolescents in HIV care in resourse-limited settings

Makhema, Dr. Joseph, Bangladesh
Botswana/Harvard Partnership, Gabaronne, Botswana
Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) and the reduction of morbidity and mortality among infants born to HIV-infected women

Mayosi, Professor Bongani, South Africa
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Clinical epidemiology and treatment of tuberculous pericarditis, prevention of rheumatic heart disease, and genetics of cardiovasular traits and fibrosis

Meara, Dr. John, Harvard Medical School
Zanmi Lasante, Haiti | Butaro Hospital, Rwanda, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Haiti, Ecuador, India, and Rwanda
Outcomes measurement of surgical care. Developing best practices for national health services as it relates to surgical care, development of physical infrastructure, human capital, cost-effectiveness, public-awareness advocacy and barriers to care

Mubiligi, Dr. Joel, Rwanda
Butaro Hospital, Rwanda, Rwanda
Outcomes measurement of surgical care. Developing best practices for national health services as it relates to surgical care, development of physical infrastructure, human capital, cost-effectiveness, public-awareness advocacy and barriers to care

Mulogo, Dr. Edgar, Uganda
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara
Examination of the biologic, social, economic, and behavioral determinants (adherence and resistance) of HIV antiretroviral treatment in rural Uganda

Musonda, Dr. Rosemary, Botswana
Botswana/Harvard Partnership, Gabaronne, Botswana
Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) and the reduction of morbidity and mortality among infants born to HIV-infected women

Muzoora, Dr. Conrad, Uganda
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara
Examination of the biologic, social, economic, and behavioral determinants (adherence and resistance) of HIV antiretroviral treatment in rural Uganda

Qadri, Dr. Firdausi, Bangladesh
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Implementation of cholera vaccine programs and water and sanitation programs that accompany the vaccine

Rohloff, Dr. Peter, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital
Wuqu' Kawoq Maya Health Alliance, Guatemala
Social derteminants of child malnutrion. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in malnourished children. Effects of privatization on health care delivery systems.

St. Albin, Dr. Max, Haiti
Zanmi Lasante, Haiti
Outcomes measurement of surgical care. Developing best practices for national health services as it relates to surgical care, development of physical infrastructure, human capital, cost-effectiveness, public-awareness advocacy and barriers to care

Shapiro, Dr. Roger, Harvard Medical School
Botswana/Harvard Partnership, Gabaronne, Botswana
Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) and the reduction of morbidity and mortality among infants born to HIV-infected women

Tanser, Dr. Frank, South Africa
The Africa Centre
KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Understanding causal pathways of HIV acquisition and transmission. Socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of HIV and design of interventions to prevent transmission

Wilson, Dr. Doug, South Africa
Edendale Hospital, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
HIV and TB co-infection diagnosis and treatment. Inflammatory markers as rapid diagnostic screening tools for TB infection