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 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.
Teaching Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine
Caterina Hill is a public health epidemiologist who specializes in enabling organizations to evaluate and enhance their impact through quantitative and qualitative research. She is Principal Investigator of “Public Health Quality and Mobile Clinics” (funded by AAMC-CDC Co-operative Agreement), as well as co-Investigator of the national Mobile Health Map project and Manager of Evaluation for the Family Van (a Harvard affiliated mobile clinic).
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.
Visiting Graduate Student in Global Health and Social Medicine
Thomas Hughes is a visiting Anthropology PhD student in the final year of his PhD program at the University of Copenhagen. He also holds a masters degree in Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen. His focus is Medical Anthropology and he has a strong interest in humanitarian work. Throughout his career he has been involved in various health and healthcare improvement projects- both academic and non-academic- in the United States, Peru, and Denmark.
Thomas is also the Chairman of the Danish Association of Anthropologists.
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.
Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
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.