Leadership
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Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc

Director, Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change

CEO, Seed Global Health

Associate Professor of Medicine

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Margaret Bourdeaux, MD, MPH

Research Director, Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change

Co-chair, Berkman Klein Center, Policy Practice: Digital Pandemic Response

Instructor in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Annmarie Sasdi, MCRP

Policy Director, Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change

 
Research Scientists
Image of Shefali Oza Shefali Oza, PhD has been a public health implementer and researcher for over 15 years. She works across a range of health system and epidemiology topics, with a focus on global health, vulnerable populations, and emergency preparedness/response. Her work on disease outbreaks includes designing and implementing programs for COVID-19, Ebola, and cholera. She also has extensive experience with program implementation, designing data systems, conducting statistical analyses/modeling, and guiding research efforts.
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K.J. Seung, MD is Senior Health and Policy Advisor for Infectious Disease Prevention, Preparedness and Response at Partners In Health; Associate Physician at the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has extensive clinical and research experience in TB, MDR-TB and HIV. Currently, Dr. Seung is co-leader of the endTB consortium, and has worked closely with the Community Tracing Collaborative, a Massachusetts contact tracing workforce set up in the early days of the pandemic. 

 
Staff
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Flavia Chen, MPH

Program Manager, Program in Global Public Policy and Social Change

 
Research Students
Image of Colin O’Leary Colin O’Leary is a PhD candidate in the Program in Virology at Harvard Medical School, where he researches emerging and reemerging viral diseases, utilizes systems and synthetic biology approaches to study host-pathogen interaction, and develops novel antiviral technologies and countermeasures. 
Image of T. Anders Olsen T. Anders Olsen is a Master’s in Public Policy student at the Harvard Kennedy School and, prior to this, was finishing his last year of medical school at the Emory School of Medicine. He is interested in applying to internal medicine for residency and pursuing a career in medical oncology. 
Image of Sanjay Reddy Sanjay Reddy is currently a JD/MPP candidate at Georgetown University Law Center and Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, he served as a legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI). In this capacity, he advised the Congresswoman on a variety of policy issues, including health policy related to the House Education & Labor Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP). 
PGPP Research Lab Alumni

Alex Pomerantz (MD, MPP Harvard ‘22) • Ann Hoyt (M.Ed Harvard ‘20) • Colleen Narlock (MPP Harvard ‘20) • Elizabeth Weatherbee Tarbell (Stanford Law School ‘24) • Jessica Kaushal, MBA (Stanford ‘21) •  MPP (Harvard ‘21) • Joyce Wang (MD Harvard ‘22) • Lily Scheindlin (MPP Brandeis ‘21) • Meghana Mishra (MD Harvard ‘23) • Noelle Castillo-Ojo (MD Harvard ‘22) • Sophia Yin (MD Harvard ‘22) • Vivian Carlson (MPH Columbia ‘20) •