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.
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.
Dr. Louise Ivers is executive director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, an associate professor of global health and social medicine and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, an associate physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at MGH, 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.