Global health, to Atul Gawande, is all about ensuring that everyone everywhere gets the care they need—and strong health systems are a key to the mission.
Examining the complex mix of health, politics, economics, culture, and environment, and related obstacles to health
David Peters, DrPH '93, MPH '89, MD, studies how to strengthen health systems in low- and middle-income countries, particularly to better serve poor and vulnerable populations.
Naor Bar-Zeev PhD, MBiostat, MPH, MBBS, is a pediatric infectious disease physician who studies how to maximize vaccine benefits for low-resource, high-mortality areas.
Melissa A. Marx, PhD ‘02, MPH ’98, evaluates maternal, child, and infectious disease programs, and has led response efforts for outbreaks including SARS, Ebola, and COVID-19.