Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Angell is widely recognized as a national leader in areas of health policy and medical ethics. In the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, she is a key contributor to Division of Medical Ethics programs and planning. Her primary responsibility is to organize and moderate the Faculty Seminar Series, which attracts health care professionals from across the University and affiliated hospitals to monthly presentations and discussions.
Ankur Asthana is an associate in Global Health and Social Medicine at the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School where he studies models for global health policy change, grassroots advocacy, and health delivery activism. He is the co-founder and co-executive director of Article 25, a peoples movement for the right to health of more than 15,000 activists across 65 countries.
Currently on secondment with the World Bank Group, Dr. Bayona is the director of global health programs and practice for the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science. 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 vice chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at HMS as well as a member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard/MIT M.D.-Ph.D. 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.
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician and serves as Minister of Health of Rwanda. 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 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.
Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine in the Department of Social Medicine (In the Faculty of Medicine)
Allan M. Brandt is the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of the History of Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.