His current research focuses on quantifying the burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries in the poorest billion people as part of the Lancet NCDI Commission. Previously, he worked on demographic estimation and risk factor attribution for the Global Burden of Disease project at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, where he obtained his MPH in Global Health Metrics and Evaluation from the University of Washington.
Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Eisenberg remains actively involved in human rights work through Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which she co-founded. She was the dean of students of MIT (the first woman to hold that position at MIT), then dean of student affairs at Harvard Medical School (1978–1990). In addition to mentoring faculty in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, she is honorary psychiatrist with the Massachusetts General Hospital.