GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Vanessa Kerry is the director of the Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The program helps examine the underutilization of healthcare as a tool to address economic, social, and cultural disparities that define poor health domestically and internationally. Dr. Kerry is the founder and CEO of Seed Global Health, a non-profit that partners with the Peace Corps to build capacity of developing country health systems by deploying health professionals as educators. She is also a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and serves as the Associate Director of Partnerships and Global Initiatives at the hospital’s Center for Global Health.
Dr. Kerry graduated from Yale University summa cum laude and Harvard Medical School cum laude, completing her Internal Medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned her Master’s in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London Schools of Economics and of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.), February 28, 2017
The Lancet. Global health, February 1, 2017
World journal of surgery, December 1, 2016
The American journal of medicine, September 9, 2016
The New England journal of medicine, September 16, 2015
PLoS medicine, June 16, 2015
Conflict and health, April 13, 2015
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry, March 21, 2015
World Population and Health, January 1, 2015
Global Heart, October 31, 2014