Dr. Lubna Samad is a consultant pediatric surgeon dedicated to improving access to quality surgical care for those that need it the most. She trained in medicine at the Aga Khan University, and in pediatric surgery at the National Institute of Child Health in Pakistan and the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the UK. Her work in public sector hospitals in Pakistan has informed her understanding of the many individual, social and institutional barriers that result in poor access to quality surgical care.
Dr. Sastry is Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics Group and affiliated with the MIT Leadership Center. In the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Dr. Sastry contributes to research leadership and design related to the Global Health Delivery Program.
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Sadath A. Sayeed is assistant professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School where he serves as director of the Program in Newborn Health and Social Change. He is a staff neonatologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is also program director for the Responsible Conduct of Research at Harvard Medical School.
Research Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine
Aaron Shakow is a Research Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a lecturer in Near Eastern history at Brandeis University. A past editor of the Health and Human Rights Journal, he has also served as Associate Director of the Non-Communicable Disease program at the Boston-based NGO Partners In Health and a policy advisor in the World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Department, focusing on health financing mechanisms. Dr.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Mark G. Shrime, MD MPH PhD FACS is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology and of Global Health and Social Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of Research at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and an otolaryngologist at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is a contributor to the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, the Disease Control Priorities surgical volume, and a member of the Global Burden of Disease 2013-2017 expert panel.
Dr. Shulman, currently appointed at the University of Pennsylvania, was chief of staff at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute from 2012 to 2015, at which time he also accepted leadership roles as the Institute’s director of regional strategy development and director of the Center for Global Cancer Medicine.
Jason Silverstein, PhD, is a lecturer teaching in the Master of Medical Sciences-Global Health Delivery program, where he and Joia Mukherjee, director of the MMSc-GHD program, are developing a thesis writing laboratory course and methods seminar. As well, Dr. Silverstein also serves as the Department’s first writer-in-residence, working closely with Paul Farmer.