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Faculty

We encourage you to connect with our accomplished faculty in each program area.

GDEC: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control program faculty improve techniques for prevention of morbidity and mortality caused by diseases affecting disadvantaged populations.

SBI: Social and Behavioral Interventions program faculty conduct research and training on the development, implementation and evaluation of social science-based public health interventions.

HUMAN NUTRITION: The multidisciplinary nature of nutrition is reflected in the program's faculty, which includes pediatricians, biochemists, epidemiologists, physiologists, anthropologists, and biostatisticians.

HEALTH SYSTEMS: Health Systems designs systems and implements equitable and cost-effective strategies for delivering health care interventions to disadvantaged and underserved communities in the U.S. and abroad.

Smisha Agarwal

Smisha Agarwal

Assistant Professor
International Health

Smisha Agarwal, PhD, MPH '09, MBA, studies how to improve maternal and newborn health in low-income settings by strengthening health systems and using technological solutions.

Aveika Akum

Senior Research Associate
International Health
Joseph Ali

Joseph Ali

Assistant Professor
International Health

Joseph Ali, JD, studies how to conduct global public health research and practice that maximally respects ethical values in an increasingly interconnected digital world.

Gerard Anderson

Gerard Anderson

Professor
Health Policy and Management

Gerard Anderson, PhD, works with policymakers to control health care spending.