Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine
Brittney (Sullivan) van de Water has a PhD in nursing from Duke University and a BS and MS in nursing from Boston College. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner and global health delivery researcher. Her research focuses on improving treatment guidelines and outcomes for pediatric drug-resistant tuberculosis. Specifically, she is working with Dr. Mercedes Becerra on improving treatment and care for children exposed to tuberculosis at home in South Africa, Peru, and globally.
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.
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 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.