Joia S. Mukherjee, MD, MPH
Dr. Mukherjee is an associate professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief Medical Officer of Partners In Health (PIH), an international medical charity dedicated to providing a preferential option for the poor in healthcare. She is an internist, a pediatrician, an infectious disease doctor and public health specialist. Dr. Mukherjee has been supporting PIH’s efforts to provide high quality, comprehensive health care to the poorest in partnership with local communities and health officials in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Navajo Nation. Dr. Mukherjee’s clinical foci include HIV, multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, mental health, ebola, human resources for health, and health systems strengthening. She also teaches Global Health Delivery, social medicine, infectious disease and human rights to medical students, residents and fellows at a wide variety of US and international institutions. She has helped create a new residency and fellowship training program for Rwandan and Haitian physicians as well as global health residencies and fellowships for US trainees at Harvard and other American universities.