Michael Fischer is Andrew W. Mellon professor in the humanities and professor of anthropology and science and technology studies at MIT and lecturer on global health and social medicine at HMS. He trained in geography and philosophy at Johns Hopkins, social anthropology and philosophy at the London School of Economics, anthropology at the University of Chicago. Before joining the MIT faculty, he served as director of the Center for Cultural Studies at Rice.
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Franke earned a BA degree in sociology and Spanish at Colby College in 2001. She then went to work as a research analyst for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Epidemiology & Immunization Surveillance Program and as a research assistant with Partners In Health in Lima, Peru. In 2004, she initiated studies in the Sc.D. degree program in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. After completing her degree in 2010 she joined the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine.
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Sehamuddin Galadari is professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Cell Biology at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and visiting professor, Division of Medical Sciences, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Oxford University U.K. He is also the academic & research advisor of Al Jalila Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established by royal decree to support medical education and research.
Byron J. Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology and former Chair (2000-2006), Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. Dr. Good is director of the International Mental Health Training Program, funded by the Fogarty International Center to train psychiatrists from China in mental health services research.