Photo of Louise Catherine Ivers
Louise Ivers, MB, BCh, MD, MPH, DTM&H
Associate Professor of Medicine

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). She is special 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 completed medical school at University College Dublin, Ireland, residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the combined MGH/BWH program. Dr. Ivers also earned a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, a master of public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a research doctorate in medicine from the National University of Ireland.

Address: 

Assistant: Kerry Phelan
kphelan@partners.org
(617) 643-6911

Global resource shortages during COVID-19: Bad news for low-income countries.
Authors: Authors: McMahon DE, Peters GA, Ivers LC, Freeman EE.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
View full abstract on Pubmed
Food insecurity as a risk factor for preterm birth: a prospective facility-based cohort study in rural Haiti.
Authors: Authors: Richterman A, Raymonville M, Hossain A, Millien C, Joseph JP, Jerome G, Franke MF, Ivers LC.
BMJ Glob Health
View full abstract on Pubmed
Facility-Level Approaches for COVID-19 When Caseload Surpasses Surge Capacity.
Authors: Authors: Walton DA, Ivers LC.
Am J Trop Med Hyg
View full abstract on Pubmed
COVID-19: Global Health Equity in Pandemic Response.
Authors: Authors: Ivers LC, Walton DA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg
View full abstract on Pubmed
Misguided Changes to SNAP - Defending a Public Health Intervention for the Poor.
Authors: Authors: Richterman A, Ivers LC.
N Engl J Med
View full abstract on Pubmed
Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health.
Authors: Authors: Ivers LC, Britton O.
N Engl J Med
View full abstract on Pubmed
More Than Malnutrition: A Review of the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Balinda IG, Sugrue DD, Ivers LC.
Open Forum Infect Dis
View full abstract on Pubmed
Disease and Famine as Weapons of War in Yemen.
Authors: Authors: Mohareb AM, Ivers LC.
N Engl J Med
View full abstract on Pubmed
Bivalent oral cholera vaccination induces a memory B cell response to the V. cholerae O1-polysaccharide antigen in Haitian adults.
Authors: Authors: Falkard B, Charles RC, Matias WR, Mayo-Smith LM, Jerome JG, Offord ES, Xu P, Kovác P, Ryan ET, Qadri F, Franke MF, Ivers LC, Harris JB.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
View full abstract on Pubmed
'It was a ravage!': lived experiences of epidemic cholera in rural Haiti.
Authors: Authors: Guillaume Y, Raymond M, Jerome GJ, Ternier R, Ivers LC.
BMJ Glob Health
View full abstract on Pubmed