Dr. Podolsky is Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2006, he has served as the director of the Center for the History of Medicine based at the Countway Medical Library.
Dr. Podolsky graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in history and science. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School.
Giuseppe Raviola is an assistant professor of psychiatry and of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Psychiatry Quality Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Boston (BCH). A board-certified adult and child/adolescent psychiatrist, at BCH he provides oversight of the Department’s patient safety, quality, and outcomes initiatives, and works with various departmental services to assess and improve the quality of patient care provided.
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dr. Richardson received his MD from Cornell University Medical College and his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center.
Professor Rosenberg, professor of the history of science and Ernest Monrad professor of the social sciences in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, is a distinguished historian of American medicine. He is author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The Cholera Years, The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System, and Explaining Epidemics and other studies in the History of Medicine. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, has served as president of the American Association for the His
Dr. Lubna Samad is a consultant pediatric surgeon dedicated to improving access to quality surgical care for those that need it the most. She trained in medicine at the Aga Khan University, and in pediatric surgery at the National Institute of Child Health in Pakistan and the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the UK. Her work in public sector hospitals in Pakistan has informed her understanding of the many individual, social and institutional barriers that result in poor access to quality surgical care.