Dr. Bayona is currently a senior health ppecialist at the World Bank Group. Prior to that position, he was director of global health programs and practice for the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science and assistant professor at the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He joined Dartmouth from Peru, where he was the co-founder and director of Socios En Salud Sucursal Peru (SES), the Peruvian branch of Partners In Health (PIH). At SES, Dr.
Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Anne E. Becker is the Maude and Lillian Presley professor of global health and social medicine and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). She is also a member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program. Dr. Becker received her PhD in anthropology from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and her MD from Harvard Medical School. She trained in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr.
Dr. Berkowitz is the founding director of the global neurology program at Brigham and Women's Hospital, assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medial School, Health and Policy Advisor in Neurology to the NGO Partners In Health, and a neurology consultant to Doctors Without Borders, Indian Health Services at Navajo Nation, and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless.
Research Fellow in Psychiatry and a Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate
Theresa S. Betancourt, ScD, MA, is the Salem Professor in Global Practice at the Boston College School of Social Work and Director of the Research Program on Children and Adversity (RPCA). Her central research interests include the developmental and psychosocial consequences of concentrated adversity on children, youth and families; resilience and protective processes in child and adolescent mental health and child development; refugee families; and applied cross-cultural mental health research. She is Principal Investigator of an intergenerational study of war in Sierra Leone (LSWAY).
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician who served as the Minister of Health of Rwanda for 5 years, from May 2011 until July 2016. After practicing as a pediatrician for over 15 years, Dr. Binagwaho led the National AIDS Control Commission between 2002 and 2008. She then served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health from 2008 until 2011. Dr. Binagwaho serves on many academic boards academic. Her engagements include research on health equity, HIV/AIDS, information and communication technologies (ICT) in e-health, and pediatric care delivery systems.