Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine
Brittney (Sullivan) van de Water has a PhD in nursing from Duke University and a BS and MS in nursing from Boston College. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner and global health delivery researcher. Her research focuses on improving treatment guidelines and outcomes for pediatric drug-resistant tuberculosis. Specifically, she is working with Dr. Mercedes Becerra on improving treatment and care for children exposed to tuberculosis at home in South Africa, Peru, and globally.
Research Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine; Instructor in Medicine
Gustavo E. Velásquez, MD, MPH, is an associate physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is an instructor in the Department of Medicine and a research associate in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Velásquez received his MD from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and his MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2009.
After obtaining a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology, an MD, and a Specialization in Psychiatry, Dr. Daniel Vigo worked in clinical, research, teaching, and leadership positions across sectors (public hospitals, NGOs, and for-profit organizations). He developed the first Assertive Community Treatment Department in Argentina, a collaboration between Proyecto Suma, King’s College (UK) and Columbia University (US). He has published several peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports on diverse mental health issues.