Anne Becker, Assistant Professor of Medical
Anthropology. Academic Director, East and Southeast Asian Advanced Research
Training Program (a.k.a., Freeman Fellowship Program). Anne is in the
Department on Mondays and Thursdays. She is also assistant professor
of psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital where she directs
the Adult Eating and Weight Disorders Program. She is also the Co-editor
in Chief of Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry.
Alex Cohen, Instructor. Coordinator, World
Mental Health Project. Alex is a core faculty member in the University
of Melbourne-Harvard Medical School International Mental Health Leadership
Program, directed by Byron Good and supported by an unrestricted educational
grant from Eli Lilly and Company. Alex is also the academic director
for the International Mental Health Training Program, funded by a training
grant from the Fogarty International Center. Both programs offer training
to Asian psychiatrists in mental health policy development and services
Byron Good, PhD, Professor of Medical Anthropology;
Co-Director (with Arthur Kleinman), NIMH Postdoctoral Training Program
in Culture and Mental Health Services Research; Principal Investigator,
Training Program in International Mental Health (with Chinese University
of Hong Kong). Co-editor, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry; Byron teaches
at HMS and in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard.
Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Professor of
Social Medicine; Director, Russell Sage Program; Co-editor-in-chief,
Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry. Co-director and faculty advisor for
(NIMH) Postdoctoral Training Program in Clinically Relevant Medical
Anthropology; Advisor, East and Southeast Asian Advanced Research Training
Program. Mary-Jo teaches at HMS and in the Department of Sociology at
Harvard; she serves on dissertation and thesis committees for students
in anthropology as well.
Joan Kaufman is currently
a Visiting Scholar in the East Asia Legal Studies Program at Harvard
Law School, a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government where she directs
an AIDS public policy training program, team leader for China for Vaccine
Preparedness for the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, and special
advisor to the director at the Wellesley Centers for Research on Women.
From 1996-2001 she was the Ford Foundation’s Gender and Reproductive
Health Program Officer for China where her portfolio funded government,
researchers and NGOs in efforts to reform China’s population policy
and family planning program, to mobilize a response to the AIDS epidemic,
and to promote attention to gender and reproductive health in rural
health reform. She was a Lecturer on Population and Reproductive Health
at Harvard School of Public Health from 1990 – 2000 and Senior
Associate at Abt Associates Inc. from 1992-1996, developing and directing
projects on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and other public
health problems. She was the first international UNFPA program officer
for China from 1980-84. She holds a doctorate in population and international
health from Harvard School of Public Health. She has consulted to many
private Foundations, public and private organizations on reproductive
health topics and published on reproductive health, AIDS, gender and
international health topics. She spent the 2001-2002 academic year as
a Radcliffe fellow at Harvard University where she began work on a book
on the impact of the Beijing Women’s Conference on the globalization
of the Chinese women’s movement. Her publications include a recent
policy forum in Science magazine on the AIDS epidemic in China, several
recent articles about the gender impacts of health privatization in
China, a book on the history of China’s family planning program,
numerous peer review articles, chapters in books, and articles in Chinese
Arthur Kleinman, Chair, Department
of Anthropology in the Faculty of Medicine; Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor
of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Medical
Anthropology and Professor of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine.
On faculty of Program for Chinese and Southeast Asian Advanced Research
Joan Kleinman, M.A. Research Associate,
Program in Medical Anthropology, responsible for China research. On
faculty of Program for Chinese and Southeast Asian Advanced Research
Training. Director, Freeman Summer Fellowship Program.
Norma Ware, PhD. Associate Professor. Medical
Anthropologist. Norma Ware conducts research on chronic illness and
mental health services. Current projects include the development and
cultural adaptation of a new measure of continuity of care for mental
health services research; a study of social influences on adherence
to highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV among active users of
illegal drugs; and a study of social integration processes in recovery
from disability following severe mental illness. Her work is supported
by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on
Drug Abuse, and the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. Dr.
Ware is also a contributor to the NIMH-sponsored Training Program on
Culture and Mental Health Services.
Program in Infectious Disease and
Mercedes Becerra, Sc.D. Assistant Professor.
Arachu Castro, Ph.D., MPH. Assistant
Professor in Medical Anthropology. Academic director for PIDSC; researcher
in Haiti, Mexico, and Cuba.
Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D. Maude and Lillian
Presley Professor of Medical Anthropology. Co-director, Program in Infectious
Disease and Social Change. Founding Director, Partners In Health, a
Harvard-affiliated charity that delivers services to the destitute sick;
in this role, he is medical director of a large hospital in central
Haiti. Paul also is appointed at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital,
Infectious Disease Division.
Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Department
Chair, Professor of Medical Anthropology, HMS, FXB Professor of Health
and Human Rights, HSPH; Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center
for Health and Human Rights (FXB) at Harvard School of Public Health;
Co-Director, Program on Infectious Disease and Social Change. Founding
Trustee, Partners In Health, a Harvard-affiliated NGO. Chief, Division
of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham & Women’s
Carole Mitnick, Sc.D. Instructor. Epidemiologist.
Research interests: tuberculosis epidemiology; operational research
on treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in poor settings; and
tuberculosis in prisons.
Joia Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant
Professor of Medicine, BWH, HMS; Clinical Director, DSM Program in Infectious
Disease amd Social Change; Medical Director, Partners in Health
Ed Nardell, Associate Professor, Department
of Medicine. Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Cambridge Hospital; Associate
Professor, DSM; Associate Professor, Departments of Environmental Health
Sciences and Infections and Immunity at Harvard School of Public Health.
Mary C. Smith Fawzi, Sc.D. Instructor.
Division of Medical Ethics and Ethics
& Health Program
Marcia Angell, M.D. Senior Lecturer.
Leads Faculty Seminar in Medical Ethics. Assists in post-graduate and
undergraduate medical teaching.
Dan Brock, Professor of Medical Ethics,
HMS, Director, Division of Medical Ethics and University Program in
Ethics and Health.
Dan Callahan, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer on
Ethics. Teaches Health Policy Ph.D. students in the ethics concentration.
He is the Director of the International Program at The Hastings Center.
Nir Eyal, PhD, Instructor.
Eric Krakauer, M.D., Instructor in Social
Medicine, Instructor in Medicine, MGH; Course Director, "Pain and
Palliative Medicine: From Basic Science to Social and Ethical Concerns";
Director, VCHAP Program.
Lisa Lehmann, M.D. Instructor. Lisa is
director of the longitudinal curriculum in medical ethics and runs the
summer fellowship in ethics for Harvard medical students. She does empirical
and theoretical research in medical ethics and is an Associate Physician
in Brigham Internal Medicine Associates.
Edward Lowenstein, M.D. Ed's primary appointment
is at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is Henry Isaiah Dorr
Professor of Research and Teaching in Anesthetics and Anaesthesia and
Provost of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care. He teaches
ethics, professionalism and end-of-life care to medical students and
Chairs the Henry K Beecher Harvard Medical Student Ethics Award Committee,
which is presented annually by the Division of Medical Ethics.
Christine Mitchell, RN, MPH, Instructor.
Sadath Sayeed, MD, Instructor.
Mildred Z. Solomon, Associate Professor
of Social Medicine. Director, Fellowship in Medical Ethics. Millie is
also appointed in the Department of Anaesthesia,
Children's Hospital. She is a vice president of Education Development
Center, Inc. in Newton, MA where she directs EDC's Center for Applied
Ethics and Professional Practice, an interdisciplinary group of social
scientists conducting a broad range of research and education projects.
Robert Truog, M.D., M.A.Professor of
Anaesthesia and Medical Ethics; primarily appointed at the Children’s
Hospital, where he is Chief of the Division of Critical Care Medicine
and Associate Director of the Office of Ethics. In the DME, he is Director
of Clinical Programs and leads the Harvard Ethics Consortium.
History of Medicine
Allan Brandt, Ph.D. Allan is Kass Professor
of the History of Medicine at HMS and Professor and Chair in the Department
of the History of Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Child Health and Social Ecology
Felton Earls, M.D., Professor of
Social Medicine. Child Psychiatrist and Epidemiologist with primary
interests in international aspects of child health and human rights.
Principal Investigator, Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods,
a longitudinal study on the social sources and health consequences of
children's exposure to urban violence. Principal Investigator, Ecology
of HIV/AIDS and Child Mental Health in Tanzania, an intervention study
aimed at mitigating the impact of the AIDS epidemic on the growth, development
and education of children and adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa.
International Child Mental Health
Myron Belfer, M.D., M.P.A. Professor
of Psychiatry, Senior Associate in Psychiatry at Boston Children's Hospital,
co-chair of the International Children's Mental Health Working Group
at Harvard Children's Initiative, Harvard University and Senior Adviser
of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva.
Social Studies, Research and Advocacy
Robert Brennan , Research Associate in
Leon Eisenberg, M.D., Presley Professor
of Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus; Chair, 1980-1991,
Department of Social Medicine and Health Policy.
Rashi Fein, Ph.D. Professor of Economics
of Medicine, emeritus.
Julius B. Richmond, M.D., John D.
MacArthur Professor of Health Policy, Emeritus; former U.S. Surgeon
General and Assistant Secretary for Health, 1977-1981, and first Director
of the National Head Start Program.
Center for Health and the Global
MD, Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Assistant
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, co-founder of International Physicians
for the Prevention of Nuclear War and winner of the 1985 Nobel Peace
Paul R. Epstein,
MD, MPH, Associate Director of the Center for Health and the Global
Environment, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Visiting
Lecturer at Harvard School of Public Health.
Non-resident faculty members
Jaime Bayona Garcia
S. Jody Heymann
Mary Lee Ingbar
Amalie Moses Kass
Dominic Tak Shing Lee
Jane Bloch Mayer
I. Harry Minas
Stephen Francis O’Neill
Amelie O. Rorty
Brooke G. Schoepf