Gene Bukhman
Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD
Director, Program in Global Noncommunicable Disease and Social Change
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD, is a cardiologist and medical anthropologist who heads the Program in Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCDs) and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is an assistant professor of medicine and an assistant professor of global health and social medicine. He is also the senior health and policy advisor on NCDs at Partners In Health (PIH) where he directs the NCD Synergies project. He is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiovascular Division and the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He is director of the BWH Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Global Health Equity. He is the co-chair of the Lancet Commission on Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion (NCDI Poverty Commission).

Dr. Bukhman completed his medical training and doctorate in medical anthropology at the University of Arizona in 2001, during which time he studied the politics of tuberculosis control in the Former Soviet Union. He completed his internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2003 and his cardiology fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2007. For the past 15 years, his career has focused on the NCD and injury (NCDI) burden among those living in extreme poverty with a particular focus on low-income countries.

Dr. Bukhman was the senior technical advisor to the Ministry of Health of Rwanda between 2010 and 2015 and has worked with Health Ministry NCD divisions in many low- and lower-middle income countries. He is frequently invited to speak regarding NCDs, Poverty, and Development. He is lead author and editor of the PIH Guide to Chronic Care Integration for Endemic NCDs (2011). In 2011, the University of Arizona Honors College named him Alumnus of the Year. In 2015, Dr. Bukhman was chosen to be a member of the Financing Working Group of the World Health Organization's Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs.

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10-Year Heart Failure Outcomes From Nurse-Driven Clinics in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa.
Authors: Authors: Eberly LA, Rusingiza E, Park PH, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Mutabazi F, Gahamanyi C, Ntaganda E, Kwan GF, Bukhman G.
J Am Coll Cardiol
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Disaggregating catastrophic health expenditure by disease area: cross-country estimates based on the World Health Surveys.
Authors: Authors: Haakenstad A, Coates M, Marx A, Bukhman G, Verguet S.
BMC Med
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A comparison of all-cause and cause-specific mortality by household socioeconomic status across seven INDEPTH network health and demographic surveillance systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Authors: Authors: Coates MM, Kamanda M, Kintu A, Arikpo I, Chauque A, Mengesha MM, Price AJ, Sifuna P, Wamukoya M, Sacoor CN, Ogwang S, Assefa N, Crampin AC, Macete EV, Kyobutungi C, Meremikwu MM, Otieno W, Adjaye-Gbewonyo K, Marx A, Byass P, Sankoh O, Bukhman G.
Glob Health Action
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Nurse-Driven Echocardiography and Management of Heart Failure at District Hospitals in Rural Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Eberly LA, Rusingiza E, Park PH, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Mutabazi F, Harerimana E, Mucumbitsi J, Nyembo PF, Borg R, Gahamanyi C, Mutumbira C, Ntaganda E, Rusangwa C, Kwan GF, Bukhman G.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
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Understanding the Etiology of Heart Failure Among the Rural Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 10-Year Experience From District Hospitals in Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Eberly LA, Rusingiza E, Park PH, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Mutabazi F, Harerimana E, Mucumbitsi J, Nyembo PF, Borg R, Gahamanyi C, Mutumbira C, Ntaganda E, Rusangwa C, Kwan GF, Bukhman G.
J Card Fail
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Outcomes for patients with rheumatic heart disease after cardiac surgery followed at rural district hospitals in Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Rusingiza EK, El-Khatib Z, Hedt-Gauthier B, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Tapela N, Mutumbira C, Mutabazi F, Harelimana E, Mucumbitsi J, Kwan GF, Bukhman G.
Heart
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Palliative Care in Rwanda: Aiming for Universal Access.
Authors: Authors: Krakauer EL, Muhimpundu MA, Mukasahaha D, Tayari JC, Ntizimira C, Uhagaze B, Mugwaneza T, Ruzima A, Mpanumusingo E, Gasana M, Karamuka V, Nkurikiyimfura JL, Park P, Barebwanuwe P, Tapela N, Elmore SN, Bukhman G, Leng M, Grant L, Binagwaho A, Sezibera R.
J Pain Symptom Manage
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Capacity for diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa.
Authors: Authors: Carlson S, Duber HC, Achan J, Ikilezi G, Mokdad AH, Stergachis A, Wollum A, Bukhman G, Roth GA.
Heart
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Treating persistent asthma in rural Rwanda: characteristics, management and 24-month outcomes.
Authors: Authors: Habineza H, Mutumbira C, Hedt-Gauthier BL, Borg R, Gupta N, Tapela N, Dusabeyezu S, Ngoga G, Harerimana E, Mpanumusingo E, Ngabireyimana E, Rusingiza E, Bukhman G.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
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Universal Coverage for Heart Failure Diagnosis and Treatment: Looking from Sub-Saharan Africa to Central Australia.
Authors: Authors: Bukhman G, Ochieng F.
J Card Fail
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