Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Corrado Cancedda was trained in internal medicine and infectious disease. He is an associate physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Division of Global Health Equity and a practicing clinician within the Department of Medicine, and he is an instructor and teacher of global health delivery within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cancedda has extensive expertise in curriculum development, global medical education, and academic partnerships.
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Cassell is vice president for TB Drug Development at the Infectious Disease Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, professor emeritus and former chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and former vice president for scientific affairs and distinguished Lilly research scholar for infectious diseases at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, Indiana. She founded the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development and Translation, which she continues to co-chair, at the Institute of Medicine.
Subhash received his medical degree from Pakistan, and his Masters in Public Health (Infectious Diseases) and doctorate in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a member of the charter class Certified in Public Health (CPH) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners, USA.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT)
Melissa Kerr Chiovenda has a PhD in anthropology from the University of Connecticut and an MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University. He research focuses on collective and cultural trauma among Shi'a ethnic Hazara civil society activists in Bamyan, Afghanistan. She is starting a new project with Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in Athens, Greece who arrived several years ago and who are taking on both mediating and activist roles in response to the recent large numbers of refugee arrivals.
His current research focuses on quantifying the burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries in the poorest billion people as part of the Lancet NCDI Commission. Previously, he worked on demographic estimation and risk factor attribution for the Global Burden of Disease project at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, where he obtained his MPH in Global Health Metrics and Evaluation from the University of Washington.