Dr. Hildebrandt is a teacher of human anatomy and an internationally recognized scholar of the history and ethics of anatomy in the Third Reich. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Philipps-Universitaet, Marburg, Germany, and trained in immunology and experimental rheumatology. She lectured on medicine for five years in Germany before focusing on teaching anatomy.
Caterina Hill is a public health epidemiologist who specializes in enabling organizations to evaluate and enhance their impact through quantitative and qualitative research.
In 2016, she joined Commonwealth Care Alliance, a pioneering Health Plan for people with complex needs in Massachusetts and is leading the organization's research and evaluation ventures. She is also Teaching Associate at Harvard Medical School and teaches medical students about Social Medicine and Global Health.
Daniel D. Federman, M.D. Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education
Edward M. Hundert is the Dean for Medical Education and the Daniel D. Federman, M.D. Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hundert also serves as Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics at HMS. Over the past 25 years, he has served as President of Case Western Reserve University, Dean of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Harvard Medical School.
Visiting Graduate Student in Global Health and Social Medicine
Majid Hussain is a visiting student and PhD candidate in Anthropology from the Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. His PhD research project is titled “Negotiating Tuberculosis in Pakistan: Social Capital Analysis of Barriers and Resources”. He conducted his field research in Murree Tehsial of District Rawalpini, Punjab, Pakistan. His target population is poor positive pulmonary TB patients.
Dr. Louise Ivers is senior health and policy advisor for Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that provides direct health care and social services to poor communities around the world, supported by research and advocacy. She is an associate professor of global health and social medicine and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
Dr. James, Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT, co-directs the course, HST934 Introduction to Global Medicine: Bioscience, Technologies, Disparities, Strategies. She also co-chairs the Harvard Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry, and Global Mental Health.
A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine
David Jones completed his A.B. degree at Harvard College in 1993 (History and Science), and then pursued a PhD in History of Science at Harvard University and an MD at Harvard Medical School, receiving both in 2001. After an internship in pediatrics at Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center, he trained as a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, and then worked for two years as a staff psychiatrist in the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Cambridge Hospital.