Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine
Melissa Kerr Chiovenda has a PhD in anthropology from the University of Connecticut and an MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University. He research focuses on collective and cultural trauma among Shi'a ethnic Hazara civil society activists in Bamyan, Afghanistan.
Matthew Coates joined the Program in Global Noncommunicable Disease and Social Change as an Associate in 2016. As a member of the program, he has supported the work of the Lancet Commission on Reframing Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries for the Poorest Billion (Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission).