Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Gauthier received a BS with distinction in mathematics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1999. Immediately following her undergraduate training, she served three years in the U.S. Peace Corps in Namibia, where she was introduced to the needs and challenges of global public health and the role of research in addressing these gaps. In 2003, she began a PhD program in biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health. During this training, Dr.
Corresponding Member of the Faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harald Kristian (Kris) Heggenhougen received his BA in English and American Literature from Bowdoin College, Maine, USA, an MA in Sociology and his PhD in Anthropology from the New School for Social Research, New York City. He was a professor (now retired), Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, (and Department of Anthropology at BU), Boston USA (1999–2008).
Dr. Hiatt attended Harvard College and received his MD from the Harvard Medical School in 1948. Trained in clinical medicine, biochemistry, and molecular biology, he has been on the Harvard University faculty since 1955. His early research focused on the application of molecular biology to medical problems, particularly cancer. He was a member of the team at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, that first identified and described messenger RNA, and he was among the first to demonstrate messenger RNA in mammalian cells.
Dr. Hildebrandt is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, and a lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. After medical studies at the University of Marburg, Germany, and a professional start in experimental rheumatology, she became an anatomical educator. In this capacity she worked at the University of Michigan Medical School from 2002 to 2013, and since then at Harvard.