Affiliate, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine; Research Collaborator, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Professor of Medical Social Sciences; Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH, is professor of medical social science at Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School. Previously, Dr Hirschhorn served as the director of HIV Services at Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury, director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality for Partners In Health in Boston and most recently as associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of Implementation and Improvement Science at the Ariadne Labs, a health systems innovation partnership between Harvard T.H.
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.