Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Matthew Bonds has a PhD in economics and a PhD in (disease) ecology from the University of Georgia. He is an assistant professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School, and co-founder & scientific director of PIVOT. His research focuses on 1) the ecology of poverty and economic development; and 2) the science of implementing global health delivery systems. PIVOT works with the Madagascar government to establish a district level model health system for over 200,000 people.
Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine in the Department of Social Medicine (In the Faculty of Medicine)
Allan M. Brandt is the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of the History of Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Emeritus
Dan Brock is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. He served as director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health from 2004 to 2012. Prior to his arrival at Harvard, Professor Brock was senior scientist and a member of the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. Until July 2002, he was Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine
Meredith (Milstein) Brooks is a postdoctoral research fellow focusing on tuberculosis (TB) epidemiology under Dr. Mercedes Becerra. She obtained her PhD in Population Health in 2017 and previously an MPH from Northeastern University. Her research interests include identifying effective implementation strategies to detect exposed individuals at high-risk of developing TB disease and to reduce this risk through rapid uptake of preventive therapy.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine; Co-chair Lancet Commission Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion
Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD is a cardiologist and medical anthropologist who heads the Program on Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCDs) and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and 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
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Cassell is vice president for TB Drug Development at the Infectious Disease Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, professor emeritus and former chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and former vice president for scientific affairs and distinguished Lilly research scholar for infectious diseases at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, Indiana. She founded the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development and Translation, which she continues to co-chair, at the Institute of Medicine.