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.

Address:
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
641 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Integration of Chronic Oncology Services in Noncommunicable Disease Clinic in Rural Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Rutayisire R, Mutabazi F, Bayingana A, Miller AC, Gupta N, Ngoga G, Ngabireyimana E, Borg R, Rusingiza E, Bavuma C, Bigirimana B, Nkikabahizi F, Muhimpundu MA, Bukhman G, Park PH.
Ann Glob Health
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Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa Compared to High-Income Countries: An Epidemiological Perspective.
Authors: Authors: Yuyun MF, Sliwa K, Kengne AP, Mocumbi AO, Bukhman G.
Glob Heart
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High Poverty and Hardship Financing Among Patients with Noncommunicable Diseases in Rural Haiti.
Authors: Authors: Kwan GF, Yan LD, Isaac BD, Bhangdia K, Jean-Baptiste W, Belony D, Gururaj A, Martineau L, Vertilus S, Pierre-Louis D, Fenelon DL, Hirschhorn LR, Benjamin EJ, Bukhman G.
Glob Heart
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Outcomes of decentralizing hypertension care from district hospitals to health centers in Rwanda, 2013-2014.
Authors: Authors: Ngoga G, Park PH, Borg R, Bukhman G, Ali E, Munyaneza F, Tapela N, Rusingiza E, Edwards JK, Hedt-Gauthier B.
Public Health Action
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Epidemiology of injuries from fire, heat and hot substances: global, regional and national morbidity and mortality estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study.
Authors: Authors: James SL, Lucchesi LR, Bisignano C, Castle CD, Dingels ZV, Fox JT, Hamilton EB, Henry NJ, McCracken D, Roberts NLS, Sylte DO, Ahmadi A, Ahmed MB, Alahdab F, Alipour V, Andualem Z, Antonio CAT, Arabloo J, Badiye AD, Bagherzadeh M, Banstola A, Bärnighausen TW, Barzegar A, Bayati M, Bhaumik S, Bijani A, Bukhman G, Carvalho F, Crowe CS, Dalal K, Daryani A, Nasab MD, Do HT, Do HP, Endries AY, Fernandes E, Filip I, Fischer F, Fukumoto T, Gebremedhin KBB, Gebremeskel GG, Gilani SA, Haagsma JA, Hamidi S, Hostiuc S, Househ M, Igumbor EU, Ilesanmi OS, Irvani SSN, Jayatilleke AU, Kahsay A, Kapoor N, Kasaeian A, Khader YS, Khalil IA, Khan EA, Khazaee-Pool M, Kokubo Y, Lopez AD, Madadin M, Majdan M, Maled V, Malekzadeh R, Manafi N, Manafi A, Mangalam S, Massenburg BB, Meles HG, Menezes RG, Meretoja TJ, Miazgowski B, Miller TR, Mohammadian-Hafshejani A, Mohammadpourhodki R, Morrison SD, Negoi I, Nguyen TH, Nguyen SH, Nguyen CT, Nixon MR, Olagunju AT, Olagunju TO, Padubidri JR, Polinder S, Rabiee N, Rabiee M, Radfar A, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Rawaf S, Rawaf DL, Rezapour A, Rickard J, Roro EM, Roy N, Safari-Faramani R, Salamati P, Samy AM, Satpathy M, Sawhney M, Schwebel DC, Senthilkumaran S, Sepanlou SG, Shigematsu M, Soheili A, Stokes MA, Tohidinik HR, Tran BX, Valdez PR, Wijeratne T, Yisma E, Zaidi Z, Zamani M, Zhang ZJ, Hay SI, Mokdad AH.
Inj Prev
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Diagnosis and Management of Acute Heart Failure in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Authors: Authors: Bukhman AK, Nsengimana VJP, Lipsitz MC, Henwood PC, Tefera E, Rouhani SA, Dukundane D, Bukhman GY.
Curr Cardiol Rep
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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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Cost of integrated chronic care for severe non-communicable diseases at district hospitals in rural Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Eberly LA, Rusangwa C, Ng'ang'a L, Neal CC, Mukundiyukuri JP, Mpanusingo E, Mungunga JC, Habineza H, Anderson T, Ngoga G, Dusabeyezu S, Kwan G, Bavuma C, Rusingiza E, Mutabazi F, Mucumbitsi J, Gahamanyi C, Mutumbira C, Park PH, Mpunga T, Bukhman G.
BMJ Glob Health
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