Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine; Co-chair Lancet Commission on NCDI
Gene Bukhman (MD, PhD) is a cardiologist and medical anthropologist who heads the Program on Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCDs) and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Global Health and Social Medicine. He is also the Senior Health and Policy Advisor on NCDs at Partners In Health (PIH) where he directs the NCD Synergies project. He is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiovascular Division and the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital
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 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, Part-time
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.
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.
Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Eisenberg remains actively involved in human rights work through Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which she co-founded. She was the dean of students of MIT (the first woman to hold that position at MIT), then dean of student affairs at Harvard Medical School (1978–1990). In addition to mentoring faculty in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, she is honorary psychiatrist with the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Andrew L. Ellner, MD, is an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a primary care physician at the Phyllis Jen Center for Primary Care. Previously he served as assistant medical director of the Jen Center. He is also co-director of the Harvard Center for Primary Care.
Dr. Farías completed his MD with honors at the Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. He interned and completed his residency in psychiatry with Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Hospital. He also was a fellow in the Departments of Anthropology and Social Medicine at Harvard. For 10 years, Dr. Farías worked in Chiapas, Mexico, where he served as a clinical psychiatrist and later directed a research institute focused on health and agriculture. Under his leadership, this institute broadened its scope of research and training, extending its reach across southern Mexico and Central America.