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.
Norma C. Ware is a medical anthropologist and an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ware conducts research on social and behavioral dimensions of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.
Professor of Neurosurgery and a Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate
My research efforts have focused primarily on hydrocephalus in the developing world and in the United States, defining, validating, and reproducing a novel, low-cost method for treating this condition.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Rebecca Weintraub, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and on the faculty of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. She serves as the associate director of the Harvard Global Health Institute and faculty director of the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University. Dr. Weintraub is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Mitchell Weiss is a health social scientist at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, and a professor at the University of Basel. He has a faculty appointment as lecturer in the HMS Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. His research group has developed an approach to cultural epidemiology that integrates quantitative and qualitative research methods for cultural psychiatry and studies of social and cultural features of suicide, tuberculosis, malaria, leprosy and other neglected tropical diseases.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate
Kim Wilson, MD, MPH, is an affiliate of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and tutor in the HMS I course, Introduction to Social Medicine and Global Health. She is associate director of the Global Pediatrics Program, Boston Children's Hospital, and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Her work has focused on improving health care for under-served populations domestically and internationally. In Boston, Dr. Wilson has combined clinical care to under-served families with implementation of programs to improve health for children with chronic illness.
Visiting Scholar in Global Health and Social Medicine
Prashant Yadav is a globally recognized researcher, educator and policy advisor in the area of healthcare supply chains. As a visiting scholar at the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine he collaborates on research projects related to improving supply chains for essential medicines and is developing case studies on health supply chain improvements in developing countries. He also teaches short course modules and mentors students interested in the field of global health supply chains.