Visiting Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Benton is on leave from Northwestern University, where she is an assistant professor of anthropology and African studies. She has written a highly regarded book on HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone. She is conducting research related to Ebola and is involved in consolidating global surgery as a new field in the social sciences. She is also developing two new books: The Ebola Fieldnotes: Remote Anthropology in a Time of Crisis, and Citizen Surgeon: Global Surgery and Ideologies of Global Health.
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician who served as the Minister of Health of Rwanda for 5 years, from May 2011 until July 2016. 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 from 2008 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.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and a Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate
As a practicing primary care physician, leader, and health systems innovator, my work centers on improving the measurement and delivery of primary care nationally and globally. I have a particular focus on the implementation and evaluation of new team-based models of primary care delivery, and their associated payment structures. In the past, I studied the epidemiology and control of non-communicable diseases in low and middle income countries, with a focus on global tobacco control.
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Matthew Bonds has a PhD in economics and a PhD in ecology from the University of Georgia. He joined the Harvard Medical School faculty after a postdoctoral fellowship in sustainable development under the mentorship of Jeffrey Sachs at the Earth Institute at Columbia University. While developing formal theoretical frameworks, Dr. Bonds works with Partners In Health, along with government bodies in Rwanda, to measure the socioeconomic and health impacts of their health system.
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.
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Emeritus
Dan Brock is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. He served as director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health from 2004 to 2012. Prior to his arrival at Harvard, Professor Brock was senior scientist and a member of the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. Until July 2002, he was Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr.