Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Part-time
Lucas Trout is Social Medicine Program Manager at Maniilaq Association and Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His work is focused on supporting tribally-governed research, education, clinical practice, and policy to address social determinants of health in rural Alaska.Native communities.
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)
Dr. Robert Truog is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesiology & Pediatrics and Director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Truog received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and is board certified in the practices of pediatrics, anesthesiology, and pediatric critical care medicine. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Brown University and an honorary Master’s of Arts from Harvard University.
Research Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine; Instructor in Medicine
Gustavo E. Velásquez, MD, MPH, is an associate physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is an instructor in the Department of Medicine and a research associate in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Velásquez received his MD from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and his MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2009.
After obtaining a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology, an MD, and a Specialization in Psychiatry, Dr. Daniel Vigo worked in clinical, research, teaching, and leadership positions across sectors (public hospitals, NGOs, and for-profit organizations). He developed the first Assertive Community Treatment Department in Argentina, a collaboration between Proyecto Suma, King’s College (UK) and Columbia University (US). He has published several peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports on diverse mental health issues.
Norma C. Ware is a medical anthropologist and associate professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ware conducts research on social and behavioral dimensions of HIV treatment and prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Rebecca is an assistant professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Rebecca is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Mitchell G. Weiss is a cultural psychiatrist, medical anthropologist, and health social science researcher. He undertook residency training in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School from 1981 to 1985 and then joined the Department of Social Medicine. His training in cultural psychiatry and medical anthropology was mentored by Arthur Kleinman, MD and supported by an NIMH Research Scientist Development Award from 1987 to 1992.