Staff

  • Shelley Amira, MPH
    Associate Director, Administration

    Shelley has worked in Academic Medical Centers for over 30 years.  She received her masters in public health at Yale University and completed her administrative internship at the Beth Israel Hospital Boston where she also served as a manager in ambulatory services.  During her tenure at the Brigham and Women's Hospital she provided leadership and management for the Emergency Services, Primary Care, Dental, Audiology and other specialties programs before coming to MGH. Her most recent clinical areas included Geriatrics and Palliative Care. 

    Shelley has worked in Academic Medical Centers for over 30 years.  She received her masters in public health at Yale University and completed her administrative internship at the Beth Israel Hospital Boston where she also served as a manager in ambulatory services.  During her tenure at the Brigham and Women's Hospital she provided leadership and management for the Emergency Services, Primary Care, Dental, Audiology and other specialties programs before coming to MGH. Her most recent clinical areas included Geriatrics and Palliative Care. 

    She was instrumental in the early phase of program development, and then the integration and expansion of these new services at the MGH and within the greater Boston community. She has extensive experience managing clinical, teaching and research activities.  Shelley is well traveled having had the opportunity to spend time in Asia, Central America and Europe.

  • Julie Anathan, BSN, MPH
    International Nurse Program Manager

    Ms. Anathan is a Deputy Chief Nursing Officer of Seed Global Health. In this role, she supports volunteers in the field and develops and evaluates Seed Global Health’s nursing programs. She is also the International Nurse Program Manager of the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    Ms. Anathan is a Deputy Chief Nursing Officer of Seed Global Health. In this role, she supports volunteers in the field and develops and evaluates Seed Global Health’s nursing programs. She is also the International Nurse Program Manager of the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    Previously, Ms. Anathan worked with Partners in Health and their sister organization, Zamni Lasante in Haiti. She partnered with Haitian clinical nurse educators to create an education strategy to improve patient care and encourage nursing retention at l’Hôpital Saint Nicolas. She also served as a member of the transitional operations team at University Hospital of Mirebalais. Before the hospital opened in March 2013, Ms. Anathan helped to lay the foundation of nursing systems and policies/procedures and was involved in the hiring, orientation and support of the nurses as they came onboard. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Boston College and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in International Health from Boston University.

  • Jodi Ansel, BBA
    Administrative Manager

    Jodi Ansel has worked in international development for 25+ years, specializing in program operations, grants management, and administration. Before coming to MGH, she worked at the home office of Pathfinder International, a US-based, international NGO dedicated to sexual and reproductive health and rights. She was a technical specialist for program systems, serving as a resource for the organization’s development and use of program systems to promote quality management throughout the project life cycle.  Jodi also was a home office liaison for country programs throughout Africa, and served as a key resource for cervical cancer prevention activities.  Jodi received a Bachelor in Business Administration from UMASS/Amherst.

  • Miriam Aschkenasy, MD, MPH
    Deputy Director, Global Disaster Response

    Miriam Aschkenasy, MD, MPH, is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Associate Faculty at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician.  Dr. Aschkenasy completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Connecticut and completed a highly competitive fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and Public Health at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health with a certificate in Field Studies and Humanitarian Response and a Masters in Public Health. She has worked extensively both within academic institutions, and with national and international organizations including Oxfam America, The World Health Organization, American Refugee Committee, Handicapped International, CARE and Save the Children. 

    Miriam Aschkenasy, MD, MPH, is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Associate Faculty at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician.  Dr. Aschkenasy completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Connecticut and completed a highly competitive fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and Public Health at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health with a certificate in Field Studies and Humanitarian Response and a Masters in Public Health. She has worked extensively both within academic institutions, and with national and international organizations including Oxfam America, The World Health Organization, American Refugee Committee, Handicapped International, CARE and Save the Children. 

    During her career she has been a humanitarian and disaster responder to cholera outbreaks in Zimbabwe, displacements in Sudan, chronic drought in Ethiopia, flooding in El Salvador, earthquakes in Peru and Haiti, as well as many other countries in Africa, South East Asia, Central and North and South America including the Rita and Katrina responses. Dr. Aschkenasy’s operational work and applied research focus is on disaster management and humanitarian assistance. Additional areas of interest are the professionalization of humanitarian response with expertise in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and program management.

  • Elizabeth Bailey
    Director, CAMTech

    Ms. Elizabeth Bailey joined MGH as the Director of CAMTech in 2012. Prior to MGH, Ms. Bailey spent over a decade as an investment partner at Commons Capital, an impact venture capital fund that invests in early-stage technology companies. Ms. Bailey managed the fund's health care and education portfolios, and she led the fund's global health initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

    Ms. Elizabeth Bailey joined MGH as the Director of CAMTech in 2012. Prior to MGH, Ms. Bailey spent over a decade as an investment partner at Commons Capital, an impact venture capital fund that invests in early-stage technology companies. Ms. Bailey managed the fund's health care and education portfolios, and she led the fund's global health initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

    Ms. Bailey has worked with numerous health care companies in the medical device, biotech, services and IT segments, with a particular emphasis on those developing solutions for diagnosing and treating neglected diseases. She has served as a board director or observer to Apex Learning, Claros Diagnostics (acquired by OPKO Health), CodeRyte (acquired by 3M), Combinent Biomedical Systems, HistoRx, Medical Metrx Solutions, Niman Ranch, Sun & Earth, TelaDoc Medical Services and Valeo Medical. Ms. Bailey earned a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a BA from Brown University.

  • Andrea Bohn
    Executive Assistant, Seed Global Health

    Ms. Bohn joined Seed Global Health in October 2015 as the Executive Assistant to the co-founder and CEO, Dr. Vanessa Kerry. Previously, she served as the Executive Assistant to the President of The Firstgreen Foundation. She brings decades of experience in administrative support as well as expertise in consulting, media, and government sectors. Ms. Bohn holds a BA from Regis College.

  • Bridget Burns
    Clinical Research Coordinator

    Bridget Burns is the clinical research coordinator at the Center for Global Health.  After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Susquehanna University, Ms. Burns lived and conducted research in Mauritius through the Fulbright Program.  Prior to that, Bridget studied at the University of the Gambia. 

    Bridget Burns is the clinical research coordinator at the Center for Global Health.  After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Susquehanna University, Ms. Burns lived and conducted research in Mauritius through the Fulbright Program.  Prior to that, Bridget studied at the University of the Gambia. 

    Bridget has a particular research interest in the relationship between social marginalization and access to health care and social services among Key Affected Populations of people who are HIV positive.  Bridget joined the Center for Global Health in 2014.

  • Meaghan Carroll
    Executive Assistant, Seed Global Health

    Meaghan joins the Seed Team from a position supporting executives of a private equity firm. Prior to her most recent position, she worked as an Executive Assistant at Harvard University after spending two years at The Kraft Group as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and CEO.

    Meaghan joins the Seed Team from a position supporting executives of a private equity firm. Prior to her most recent position, she worked as an Executive Assistant at Harvard University after spending two years at The Kraft Group as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and CEO.

    Meaghan’s background includes work in the worlds of finance, higher education, and public service and she has firmly settled on engagement in programs that help others – consistent with her passion for public service – as her real vocation. Meaghan started her working life as an intern for (then) Senator Kerry, and after graduating from Bridgewater State University with a BA, she joined his team as his Massachusetts Scheduler, Assistant to the State Director, and Intern Coordinator.

    In her spare time, Meaghan volunteers for the Martin Richard Foundation, where she currently is helping out with their challenger basketball league at the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester.  She ran the 2015 Boston Marathon as a member of Team MR8.

  • Ryan Carroll, MD, MPH
    Program Director, MUST Research Collaboration

    Ryan Carroll, MD, MPH is currently serving as the Program Director for the MGH-MUST Collaborative in Uganda.  He has been working with the CGH-MUST community for the past 4 years as a co-PI with Dr. Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire at MUST, studying the safety and efficacy of inhaled nitric oxide in children with cerebral malaria.  In addition, his funded technology development team is working with Dr. Data Santorino’s CAMTech team at MUST to develop safe and simple continuous positive airway support for infants and children with respiratory distress.

    Ryan Carroll, MD, MPH is currently serving as the Program Director for the MGH-MUST Collaborative in Uganda.  He has been working with the CGH-MUST community for the past 4 years as a co-PI with Dr. Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire at MUST, studying the safety and efficacy of inhaled nitric oxide in children with cerebral malaria.  In addition, his funded technology development team is working with Dr. Data Santorino’s CAMTech team at MUST to develop safe and simple continuous positive airway support for infants and children with respiratory distress.

    He is an Assistant in Pediatrics faculty member within the division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the MassGeneral for Children and an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Carroll received his medical degree from the Medical School for International Health, Israel, in collaboration with Columbia University Health Sciences, and also holds a Master of Public Health in International Health.

  • Jon Chu
    Grant Administrator

    Jon joined MGH Global Health in August 2016 as a Grant Administrator.  He currently provides support to Drs. Lynn Matthews, Mark Siedner, and Alexander Tsai for their essential HIV-related work in Africa.

    Jon joined MGH Global Health in August 2016 as a Grant Administrator.  He currently provides support to Drs. Lynn Matthews, Mark Siedner, and Alexander Tsai for their essential HIV-related work in Africa.

    Previously, Jon served in Madagascar as a Peace Corps volunteer and worked in Denver as a medical case manager providing assistance to individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Most recently, he worked as grant administrator at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard in Cambridge.

    He holds a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Geneseo in NY and M.A. in International Development from the Korbel School for International Studies in CO.

  • Christine Cooper-Vince, PhD
    Research Fellow

    Christine Cooper-Vince is a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Global Psychiatry and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Her research encompasses the investigation of parental and structural factors in the development and treatment of childhood mental health problems, as well as tele methods for expanding access to mental health care in low-resource settings. Her research aims to further investigate youth psychopathology within the context of familial mental and physical health to inform the development of novel community-based mental health interventions in Mbarara, Uganda.

    Christine Cooper-Vince is a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Global Psychiatry and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Her research encompasses the investigation of parental and structural factors in the development and treatment of childhood mental health problems, as well as tele methods for expanding access to mental health care in low-resource settings. Her research aims to further investigate youth psychopathology within the context of familial mental and physical health to inform the development of novel community-based mental health interventions in Mbarara, Uganda.

    Prior to beginning her postdoctoral research at MGH, Christine completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Boston University and her predoctoral clinical internship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training track.

  • Hilarie Cranmer, MD, MPH
    Director of Disaster Response

    Dr. Cranmer is the first Director of Disaster Response at the Center of Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to being clinical faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at MGH, she is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population. As the Director of Education for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, she founded and directed the Humanitarian Studies Initiative and the Global Women’s Health Fellowship. In its first 10 years, over 500 graduate students, medical residents, nurses, and physicians have completed these training programs. Her alumni have gone on to hold leadership positions in some of the premier humanitarian agencies in the world.

    Dr. Cranmer is the first Director of Disaster Response at the Center of Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to being clinical faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at MGH, she is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population. As the Director of Education for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, she founded and directed the Humanitarian Studies Initiative and the Global Women’s Health Fellowship. In its first 10 years, over 500 graduate students, medical residents, nurses, and physicians have completed these training programs. Her alumni have gone on to hold leadership positions in some of the premier humanitarian agencies in the world.

    Dr. Cranmer’s research focus has been on the professionalization of humanitarian providers including developing educational initiatives, minimum standards in safety and security and providing effective disaster response to those affected by disasters and emergencies worldwide. Her path towards program building began in post war Kosovo doing human rights investigations for Physicians for Human Rights. Her work in a mission hospital in Malawi concentrated on providing emergency obstetrical care for women, and especially those affected by AIDS. Responding to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 with International Rescue Committee, and subsequently to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, her growing expertise in disaster relief was recognized in that she led the public health effort for the American Red Cross in Louisiana. After the Port-Au-Prince earthquake in January 2010, she built the largest field hospital in Haiti. In caring for over 5000 patients and their families with more than 700 international volunteers, this hospital was recognized by the UN and the US Government as being the best field hospital post disaster in the last 25 years. Her latest work includes the professionalization of humanitarian response, with a particular focus in e-learning and simulation-based training, as evidenced by her recent directorship of comprehensive simulations for the World Health Organization in Tunisia and for the Canadian Consortium of Humanitarian Training for the last 3 years in Canada. She led MGH in deploying 4 teams after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in November 2013 through February 2014 with International Medical Corps and Project Hope. She is currently serving as the Technical Advisor on Ebola for International Medical Corps who are providing case management in Liberia and in Sierra Leone.

  • Libby Cunningham, MPH
    Program Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, Seed Global Health

    Ms. Cunningham is the Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager of Seed Global Health. Previously, Ms. Cunningham served as the Global Primary Care (GPC) Program Manager at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Global Health. While with GPC, she worked to develop a global health residency program, design a resident curriculum, and develop and implement care and education initiatives with both domestic and international partners.

    Ms. Cunningham is the Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager of Seed Global Health. Previously, Ms. Cunningham served as the Global Primary Care (GPC) Program Manager at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Global Health. While with GPC, she worked to develop a global health residency program, design a resident curriculum, and develop and implement care and education initiatives with both domestic and international partners.

    Before her position with the Global Primary Care program, Ms. Cunningham was the Program Manager for the Lesotho-Boston Health Alliance at Boston University where she worked to implement systems-based strengthening initiatives in district hospitals.

  • Pat Daoust, MSN, RN
    Associate Director for Nursing

    Pat Daoust, MSN, RN is a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts School of Nursing and Health Sciences and a clinical instructor at the Boston College Connell School of Nursing. She is also the co-chair of the Global Committee for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). She was previously the Director of Health Action AIDS for Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). Pat is a registered nurse with over 30 years of clinical, education and managerial experience. Prior to joining PHR she worked on issues related to the domestic HIV epidemic and served as the Director of Client Services for the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. She subsequently worked with the Harvard AIDS Institute and served on the nursing faculty of the KITSO program, an HIV education partnership between the Harvard School of Public Health and the Botswana government. She then led to a large and innovative Center for Disease Control-funded Nursing leadership and Capacity and Building Project in Ethiopia, which is presently being replicated in other African countries.

  • Katelyn Fleming, MA, MS
    Senior Program Manager, Seed Global Health

    Katelyn Fleming is the Program Manager of Seed Global Health. Previously, she was the Senior Research Associate and Department Manager at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services where she managed a work force development educational certificate program to train clinicians and IT professionals. She was responsible for program development, grant writing, recruitment, financial management, student administrative support, and alumni relations.

    Katelyn Fleming is the Program Manager of Seed Global Health. Previously, she was the Senior Research Associate and Department Manager at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services where she managed a work force development educational certificate program to train clinicians and IT professionals. She was responsible for program development, grant writing, recruitment, financial management, student administrative support, and alumni relations.

    Ms. Fleming also managed and delivered international training programs including a program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the Chinese Ministry of Health to educate the leadership on the US Health System. Prior to her time at GW, Ms. Fleming was an event coordinator at Rafanelli Events in Boston. Ms. Fleming holds a MA from The George Washington University, a MS from Simmons College, and a BA from Saint Anselm College.

  • Jessica Haberer, MD, MS
    Research Scientist

    Dr. Haberer received her bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences and a master's degree in Health Services Research from Stanford University, as well as a medical degree from Yale University. After finishing her training, Dr. Haberer worked for the William J. Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Beijing, China, where served as a Clinical and Research Advisor to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention/ National Center for AIDS, Division of Treatment and Care.

    Dr. Haberer received her bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences and a master's degree in Health Services Research from Stanford University, as well as a medical degree from Yale University. After finishing her training, Dr. Haberer worked for the William J. Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Beijing, China, where served as a Clinical and Research Advisor to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention/ National Center for AIDS, Division of Treatment and Care.

    Upon returning to the United States, she joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco as a Clinical Educator. In 2008 she joined Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Global Health Institute, where her current research focuses on wireless technologies for monitoring adherence to medications and healthcare states in developing settings.

    Please see Dr. Haberer's Harvard Catalyst profile for selected publications.

  • Jason Davis Harlow, MPH, MA
    Associate Director for Global Programs

    Before joining the Center for Global Health, Mr. Harlow served as the Uganda Country Manager for the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative. He has also worked for the Partners AIDS Research Center at MGH, the Medical Research Program at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Africa Bureau of the United Nations Development Program. Mr. Harlow received his Master of Public Health and Master of International Affairs degrees from Columbia University, and attended Wesleyan University for his undergraduate studies in molecular biology and biochemistry.

  • Kate Hutchins
    Project Manager, CAMTech

    Ms. Hutchins graduated from Scripps College in Southern California with degrees in French and European Studies. She has volunteered in Costa Rica, Nepal, and Paris and has worked in admissions, journalism, and nonprofits. Combining her interests in international affairs and healthcare, she joined Mass General Global Health in 2013.

  • Harsha Kalidindi
    Program Manager, CAMTech

    Harsha Kalidindi is a Program Manager at CAMTech, where he manages the day-to-day operations and activities associated with CAMTech’s Online Innovation Platform. He is deeply interested in solving healthcare problems using his background in engineering and technology.

    Harsha Kalidindi is a Program Manager at CAMTech, where he manages the day-to-day operations and activities associated with CAMTech’s Online Innovation Platform. He is deeply interested in solving healthcare problems using his background in engineering and technology.

    Previously, Harsha was a technology and operations consultant at i2 Technologies, where he advised large global companies in healthcare and electronics industries on operational improvement. He has also helped Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI)- a research institution, with strategic and operational planning as a Graduate Fellow.

    Harsha holds a Bachelors in Biotechnology (Minor: Biomedical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College.

  • Ingrid Theresa Katz,M.D.
    Research Scientist

    Dr. Katz obtained a B.A. from Amherst College, and a Master's in Health Science from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health before pursuing her degree in Medicine at University of California at San Francisco. After completing her medical training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, she received a Global Women's Health Fellowship to study HPV vaccine uptake among adolescents in Soweto, South Africa. Her current research focuses on factors affecting refusal to participate in HIV treatment programs among HIV-infected, treatment eligible adults presenting for testing.

    Dr. Katz obtained a B.A. from Amherst College, and a Master's in Health Science from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health before pursuing her degree in Medicine at University of California at San Francisco. After completing her medical training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, she received a Global Women's Health Fellowship to study HPV vaccine uptake among adolescents in Soweto, South Africa. Her current research focuses on factors affecting refusal to participate in HIV treatment programs among HIV-infected, treatment eligible adults presenting for testing.

    She has worked with multiple NGO's and multinational organizations, including the Population Council, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization. Dr. Katz has also served as an Editorial Fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine. She has been the recipient of the Harvard Catalyst KL2 Medical Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) Award, the Harvard Global Health Institute Travel Award, the Eleanor and Miles Shore Award, the CROI Young Investigator Award, the Center for AIDS Prevention Scholar Award, and most recently a K23 Career Development Award. Dr. Katz is Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician in the Division of Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

    Please see Dr. Katz's Harvard Catalyst profile for selected publications.

  • Jessica Kenney
    Program Manager, Global Primary Care Program

    Jessica Kenney is the Program Manager for the Global Primary Care Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Prior to joining the Center for Global Health, she provided immigration services to Partners-affiliated hospitals as a Senior Advisor in the International Office, and was an Account Manager for two Boston based marketing agencies, Arnold Worldwide and AMP Agency. 

    Jessica Kenney is the Program Manager for the Global Primary Care Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Prior to joining the Center for Global Health, she provided immigration services to Partners-affiliated hospitals as a Senior Advisor in the International Office, and was an Account Manager for two Boston based marketing agencies, Arnold Worldwide and AMP Agency. 

    Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in International Health from Boston University.  During her MPH program, she worked as part of a field team in Kenya to evaluate the Community Health Worker component of the Community Health Strategy in partnership with the Ministry of Health, and she also co-created a tablet-based CommCare HQ mHealth application for Companeros Eñ Salud to assist medical residents with the active case finding of chronic disease in Chiapas, Mexico.  Jessica is dedicated improving access to health care globally and promoting international collaboration.

  • Vanessa Bradford Kerry, MD, MSc
    Chief Executive Officer, SEED Global Health

    Dr. Kerry is the co-founder and the CEO of Seed Global Health. Having worked in resource‐limited settings for over a decade, Dr. Kerry has witnessed health inequities around many places in the world and how shortages of local health providers in their home countries contribute to those inequities. She envisions a solution where the growing number of US health professionals interested in global health serve as educators and faculty in these countries to build a pipeline of future in‐country providers. Currently, her vision is becoming a reality through the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP), a public‐private partnership between Seed Global Health, the Peace Corps and the countries where GHSP physicians and nurses serve as medical and nursing educators.

    Dr. Kerry is the co-founder and the CEO of Seed Global Health. Having worked in resource‐limited settings for over a decade, Dr. Kerry has witnessed health inequities around many places in the world and how shortages of local health providers in their home countries contribute to those inequities. She envisions a solution where the growing number of US health professionals interested in global health serve as educators and faculty in these countries to build a pipeline of future in‐country providers. Currently, her vision is becoming a reality through the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP), a public‐private partnership between Seed Global Health, the Peace Corps and the countries where GHSP physicians and nurses serve as medical and nursing educators.

    Concurrent with her role as CEO of Seed Global Health, Dr. Kerry is a critical care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and helps lead educational activities at the hospital’s Center for Global Health. Academically, she spearheads the program in Global Public Policy and Social Change in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her work in global health has also included policy initiatives in Rwanda as well as looking at novel ways for US foreign assistance can help fund health efforts to improve efficiency of aid delivery, develop capacity, and enhance country ownership. Prominent publications include “An International Service Corps for Health: A New Prescription for Diplomacy” in the New England Journal of Medicine, “…One for Doctors Too,” a New York Times opinion piece published in 2010 and most recently, “Global Health Service Partnership: building health professional leadership as a roadmap to sustainable health systems” in The Lancet. She graduated from Yale University summa cum laude and Harvard Medical School cum laude, completing her Internal Medicine residency and Critical Care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned her Master’s in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London Schools of Economics and of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

  • Lynn Matthews, MD, MPH
    Research Scientist

    Lynn Matthews is an Assistant in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Division of Infectious Diseases and at the Center for Global Health; and an Associate in Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

    Lynn Matthews is an Assistant in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Division of Infectious Diseases and at the Center for Global Health; and an Associate in Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

    She completed her undergraduate training at Swarthmore College, her medical degree at the University of Miami, internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health, and infectious disease fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her research aims to understand HIV-risk behavior in the context of fertility desires and to develop pharmaco-behavioral risk reduction strategies for HIV-discordant couples who choose to conceive.  Her research is based in Durban, South Africa and Mbarara, Uganda.

    Please see Dr. Matthews' Harvard Catalyst profile for selected publications.

  • Brett MacAulay
    Web Designer

    A graduate of Simon's Rock, Brett has worked for Mass General since 2004. He previously served as IT Manager for a Cambridge-based tech company and worked in the music industry as a performer, recording engineer, photographer, and designer. Recent projects include Allergy Pathway, Heading Home Healthy and ID Images.

  • Clelia Anna Mannino, PhD
    Director of Evaluation and Impact Analysis, Seed Global Health

    Dr. Mannino is Director of Evaluation and Impact Analysis at Seed Global Health.  She comes to Seed from Oxfam America where she most recently served as Research & Evaluation Advisor, advising impact evaluations and MEL (monitoring, evaluation and learning) work across programming in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 

    Dr. Mannino is Director of Evaluation and Impact Analysis at Seed Global Health.  She comes to Seed from Oxfam America where she most recently served as Research & Evaluation Advisor, advising impact evaluations and MEL (monitoring, evaluation and learning) work across programming in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 

    Prior to that, Clelia Anna served as Researcher for Oxfam’s community-based savings groups program, collaborating with key stakeholders to design and implement an extensive research and MEL portfolio across 5 countries of operation.  Her other experiences include research with immigrant groups as a Fulbright Scholar (Italy) and an evaluation of education programming as a Research Fellow with Save the Children (Malawi).  Clelia Anna holds a PhD in Psychology (Social) from the University of Minnesota and a BA from Mount Holyoke College.

  • Mark Marino, MPH
    Head of Development, Seed Global Health

    Mr. Marino is the Head of Development at Seed Global Health.  Previously, he was Vice President of Business Development for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts where he built a new department that developed programs, partnerships, marketing and innovative business strategies designed to position Planned Parenthood for success in the healthcare marketplace. 

    Mr. Marino is the Head of Development at Seed Global Health.  Previously, he was Vice President of Business Development for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts where he built a new department that developed programs, partnerships, marketing and innovative business strategies designed to position Planned Parenthood for success in the healthcare marketplace. 

    Prior to Planned Parenthood, Mr. Marino spent over eight years at Health Leads, a national non-profit organization that partners with health systems to expand healthcare providers’ capacity to address patients’ basic resource needs, where he served as the organization’s first Baltimore Executive Director, Boston Executive Director, and National Director of Accounts.  Mr. Marino is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in Burkina Faso West Africa as a Community Health Volunteer, and he spent a year conducting HIV clinical laboratory testing in Minnesota.  Mr. Marino has a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology and Neuroscience from Miami University (OH) and a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

  • Sara Mian-McCarthy
    Project Manager

    Before joining Mass General Global Health, Sara spent two years living in Washington, DC working in communications and advocacy unit at the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. There she helped to develop materials, plan international conferences, and draft grants for the organizations various stakeholders including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, GlaxoSmithKline, and USAID. Sara has also lived in Accra, Ghana where she worked at the West African AIDS Foundation implementing a nutritional assistance program for HIV- positive expectant mothers. More recently she worked in Port au Prince, Haiti with FHADIMAC-the only clinic in Haiti specifically focused on diabetes care-conducting data analysis and helping to streamline and strengthen their health infrastructure.

    Before joining Mass General Global Health, Sara spent two years living in Washington, DC working in communications and advocacy unit at the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. There she helped to develop materials, plan international conferences, and draft grants for the organizations various stakeholders including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, GlaxoSmithKline, and USAID. Sara has also lived in Accra, Ghana where she worked at the West African AIDS Foundation implementing a nutritional assistance program for HIV- positive expectant mothers. More recently she worked in Port au Prince, Haiti with FHADIMAC-the only clinic in Haiti specifically focused on diabetes care-conducting data analysis and helping to streamline and strengthen their health infrastructure.

    Sara graduated from New York University with a B.A in International Health and from the Boston University School of Public Health with a M.P.H in International Health, specifically focusing on non-communicable diseases and monitoring and evaluation. While at BU she worked at Boston Medical Center as a Research Assistant.

  • Shauna Murray
    Program Coordinator, Global Disaster Response

    Prior to joining MGH-Global Health as a Project Manager, Shauna Murray, was a Program Coordinator at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she assisted in the development of graduate programs within the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance. Ms. Murray also served as the Executive Assistant for the Haitian Studies Association coordinating study abroad programs in Haiti and Jamaica in addition to executing annual academic conferences throughout the United States and Caribbean. 

    Prior to joining MGH-Global Health as a Project Manager, Shauna Murray, was a Program Coordinator at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she assisted in the development of graduate programs within the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance. Ms. Murray also served as the Executive Assistant for the Haitian Studies Association coordinating study abroad programs in Haiti and Jamaica in addition to executing annual academic conferences throughout the United States and Caribbean. 

    Ms. Murray persuaded her academic career at the University of Massachusetts Boston receiving her Masters in Applied Sociology and a dual degree Bachelors in Africana Studies and Sociology with a concentration in International Relations. Additionally, she holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management.

  • Kristian Olson, MD, MPH, DTM&H
    Medical Director, Consortium for Affordable Medical Technology

    Kristian Olson is the Medical Director of the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech). He is both a Paediatrician and Internist and serves as a Clinician Educator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He has` worked in Darfur, Indonesia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and India, is a serial innovator and one of the architects of the CAMTech Innovation platform.

    Kristian Olson is the Medical Director of the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech). He is both a Paediatrician and Internist and serves as a Clinician Educator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He has` worked in Darfur, Indonesia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and India, is a serial innovator and one of the architects of the CAMTech Innovation platform.

    He completed an undergraduate degree in biology at the University of British Columbia, medical school at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and his residency training in the Combined Harvard Medicine and Pediatrics Program. He trained in the Masters of Public Health program at the University of Sydney as a US Fulbright Scholar and completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2003.

    In 2009, he was named to the Scientific American Top 10 Honor Roll as an individual who has demonstrated leadership in applying new technologies and biomedical discoveries for the benefit of humanity.

  • Marykate O’Malley, MSc
    Junior Program & Operations Manager, Seed Global Health

    Ms. O’Malley is the Junior Program and Operations Manager at Seed Global Health. Previously, she served as a Research Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine and Primary Care where she worked on a multi-site project to implement and analyze a state-wide program to improve patient safety.

    Ms. O’Malley is the Junior Program and Operations Manager at Seed Global Health. Previously, she served as a Research Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine and Primary Care where she worked on a multi-site project to implement and analyze a state-wide program to improve patient safety.

    Additionally, Ms. O’Malley was the Education and Training Coordinator at the Harvard School of Public Health, US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, where she coordinated all regulatory program activities for Harvard, as well as partner institutions in Nigeria. She has international experience studying and volunteering in Ghana. Ms. O’Malley has a BS in Media, Culture, and Communication from New York University and a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

  • Gabrielle Onessimo
    Executive Assistant to Interim Director Pat Daoust

    Gabrielle Onessimo graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, specializing in Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining MGH Global Health,  she interned with the American Transplant Foundation as a programs and events coordinator. Gabrielle spent four months in Dakar, Senegal where she volunteered at an infant orphanage. Recently, Gabrielle published an undergraduate thesis on the HIV epidemic in Botswana and Uganda.

  • Jessica Perkins
    Research Specialist

    Jessica Perkins is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Health Policy at Harvard University with a concentration in Medical Sociology. Previously, she received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Davidson College and an M.S. in Population and International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her primary area of research concerns social networks in resource-limited settings, particularly rural Uganda, where she lived for 2 years while directing a sociocentric social network study of health, economic, and development outcomes among 8 villages.

    Jessica Perkins is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Health Policy at Harvard University with a concentration in Medical Sociology. Previously, she received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Davidson College and an M.S. in Population and International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her primary area of research concerns social networks in resource-limited settings, particularly rural Uganda, where she lived for 2 years while directing a sociocentric social network study of health, economic, and development outcomes among 8 villages.

    Jessica continues this work through her role as a Research Specialist for the Center for Global Health at MGH where she participates in the design, implementation, and analysis of a longitudinal RCT studying the economic, health, and social network impact of microenterprise introduction and new access to water in rural Uganda. Jessica’s dissertation research focuses on how individuals’ network characteristics are related to a variety of health outcomes (such as depression, food security, intimate partner violence, alcohol use, and HIV) and perception of community norms.  She is also involved in other studies on social norms and perceived norms in relation to health outcomes among UK youth, and social capital and HIV treatment adherence in urban Peru.

  • Mary Sebert, RN, MPH
    International Nurse Program Manager

    Mary Sebert, RN, MPH is the International Nurse Program Manager of Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health.  Previously, Ms. Sebert worked in Mbarara, Uganda as a Global Heath Service Partnership volunteer, a partnership program between Seed Global Health and the United States Peace Corps.  In Uganda, she worked at Mbarara University of Science and Technology as an instructor in the nursing program. She also served as a mentor in leadership for the nursing faculty. 

    Mary Sebert, RN, MPH is the International Nurse Program Manager of Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health.  Previously, Ms. Sebert worked in Mbarara, Uganda as a Global Heath Service Partnership volunteer, a partnership program between Seed Global Health and the United States Peace Corps.  In Uganda, she worked at Mbarara University of Science and Technology as an instructor in the nursing program. She also served as a mentor in leadership for the nursing faculty. 

    Additionally, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Romania where she worked in the development of Non-Governmental Organizations, specifically those with health issues.  Ms. Sebert is a registered nurse with more than 30 years of clinical education and managerial experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

  • Jenna Marie Sherry
    Project Coordinator

    Ms. Sherry graduated from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. with a Bachelor of Science in International Health. Prior to joining the Center for Global Health, she interned at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD), HelpAge USA, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), and the Global Pediatric Surgical Technology Education Program (GP STEP). Ms. Sherry conducted research on Dengue and Chikungunya in Kerala, India, and studied infectious diseases at the Vector Control Research Center (VCRC) in Pondicherry, India.

  • Mark Siedner, MD
    Research Scientist

    Mark Siedner is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Assistant in Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He conducts research primarily in western Uganda with the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, where he is pursuing his long-term career goals to improve understanding and mitigate the complex clinical and structural causes of morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected patients in resource limited settings. His current research activities include 1) evaluation of structural barriers to optimal HIV care in resource-limited settings, 2) development and testing of novel technologies to overcome these barriers, 3) diagnosis, prevention and management of HIV-associated cryptoccocal disease, and 4) discerning the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease among HIV-infected persons in Uganda.

    Please see Dr. Siedner's Harvard Catalyst profile for selected publications.

  • Alexis Steel
    Program Manager, CAMTech

    Ms. Alexis Steel is a Program Manager for the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies, a program within MGH Global Health at the Massachusetts General Hospital focused on accelerating medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in resource-limited settings. Ms. Steel manages all operational components of CAMTech, including the CAMTech Innovation Award Program and the CAMTech Accelerator Program which provides program management and business acceleration support to ensure the success of new medical technologies in the market. Internationally, Ms. Steel manages the CAMTech UGANDA program, supports CAMTech INDIA partners on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health initiatives as well as the CAMTech INDIA Diabetes Initiative. Ms. Steel develops and manages CAMTech's finances for domestic and international grants and contracts.

    Ms. Alexis Steel is a Program Manager for the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies, a program within MGH Global Health at the Massachusetts General Hospital focused on accelerating medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in resource-limited settings. Ms. Steel manages all operational components of CAMTech, including the CAMTech Innovation Award Program and the CAMTech Accelerator Program which provides program management and business acceleration support to ensure the success of new medical technologies in the market. Internationally, Ms. Steel manages the CAMTech UGANDA program, supports CAMTech INDIA partners on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health initiatives as well as the CAMTech INDIA Diabetes Initiative. Ms. Steel develops and manages CAMTech's finances for domestic and international grants and contracts.

    Ms. Steel’s passion is working with low- and middle-income countries in order to better the lives of women and children. She has both lived and worked in these communities abroad and is interested in working on the betterment of life, education and global health. Ms. Steel’s primary focus has been in global health and alternative education reform across Central and South America.  Prior to CAMTech, Ms. Steel worked in research management including post- award management and research contract negotiation/management for Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. Ms. Steel graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Trent University with a double major in Global Studies and Culture Studies with a focus on Latin America.

  • Geren Stone, MD, DTM&H
    Director, Global Primary Care Program

    Dr. Geren Stone completed his Internal Medicine/Primary Care residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Following residency, Dr. Stone served as Interim Ambulatory Chief Resident at MGH before getting a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  Dr. Stone then worked with Indiana University as the Medicine Team Liaison for the AMPATH program (Academic Model for the Provision of Healthcare) in Eldoret, Kenya.  In that role, he coordinated the experiences of visiting medical students and residents while also holding teaching and clinical responsibilities as a Visiting Lecturer for Moi University. Moreover, during that time, he worked closely with the leadership of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital to examine various indicators of quality of care on the medical wards and to create systems for continual improvement.

    Dr. Geren Stone completed his Internal Medicine/Primary Care residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Following residency, Dr. Stone served as Interim Ambulatory Chief Resident at MGH before getting a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  Dr. Stone then worked with Indiana University as the Medicine Team Liaison for the AMPATH program (Academic Model for the Provision of Healthcare) in Eldoret, Kenya.  In that role, he coordinated the experiences of visiting medical students and residents while also holding teaching and clinical responsibilities as a Visiting Lecturer for Moi University. Moreover, during that time, he worked closely with the leadership of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital to examine various indicators of quality of care on the medical wards and to create systems for continual improvement.

    Originally from Atlanta, Dr. Stone received a Bachelor degree in Sociology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He then spent a year working in Tajikistan working with physicians providing training in family medicine and caring for TB patients in the prison system.  After that experience, he returned to earn his Medical Degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. 

    Ultimately, his interest is engaging disparities and the systems that generate them.  He returned to MGH as the Global Primary Care (GPC) program director with a desire to work and think creatively in building mutually beneficial partnerships locally and globally that train leaders, allow for cutting edge innovation and research, and ultimately impact the health of communities.  Working as a primary care provider for Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, he hopes to model a career engaging vulnerable populations locally and globally.

  • Aazamina Sud
    Program Officer, Seed Global Health

    Ms. Sud is a Program Officer at Seed Global Health. She brings over a decade of experience working in the non-profit sector, managing and providing technical assistance on US-government funded global health programs. Prior to joining Seed Global Health, Ms. Sud was with the American International Health Alliance. As a Program Officer and Team Leader for their flagship project, the HIV/AIDS Twinning Center Program, she oversaw the implementation of partnerships between academic institutions and hospitals in the US and sub-Saharan Africa which addressed health systems strengthening specifically, health professions education and workforce development.

    Ms. Sud is a Program Officer at Seed Global Health. She brings over a decade of experience working in the non-profit sector, managing and providing technical assistance on US-government funded global health programs. Prior to joining Seed Global Health, Ms. Sud was with the American International Health Alliance. As a Program Officer and Team Leader for their flagship project, the HIV/AIDS Twinning Center Program, she oversaw the implementation of partnerships between academic institutions and hospitals in the US and sub-Saharan Africa which addressed health systems strengthening specifically, health professions education and workforce development.

    Ms. Sud also spent a year in India as an Indicorps Fellow after backstopping HIV prevention programs at AED (now known as FHI360). She has a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Maryland.

  • Edward Thomas, MBA
    Finance Manager, Seed Global Health

    Edward Thomas brings an extensive background in non-profit finance, management, and operations to his position as Seed Global Health’s Finance Manager. Since 2000, his work with community based organizations has included a non-profit agency working with survivors of sexual assault,  a local community foundation, church business administration at a historic church in Boston, and a child development center serving Boston’s low income families.

    Edward Thomas brings an extensive background in non-profit finance, management, and operations to his position as Seed Global Health’s Finance Manager. Since 2000, his work with community based organizations has included a non-profit agency working with survivors of sexual assault,  a local community foundation, church business administration at a historic church in Boston, and a child development center serving Boston’s low income families.

    Prior to his non profit management positions, Ed worked as a recording engineer with the Audio Visual Production Group at  Bose Corporation, as a broadcast engineer for Morning Edition and Car Talk at WBUR in Boston and satellite uplink engineer at WGBH; and as technical director for Monitor Radio and for the World Service of the Christian Science Monitor. While with Monitor broadcasting, Ed oversaw the technical quality of broadcasts in as many as thirteen languages.

    Ed received his B.A in Philosophy from Lakeland University in Wisconsin and pursued graduate studies in theology and philosophy at Harvard University School of Divinity. His MBA is in Finance from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

  • Alexander Tsai, MD
    Research Scientist

    Dr. Tsai's research aims to understand how large-scale social forces such as violence, stigma, and water insecurity affect health and mental health in vulnerable populations. His principal research platform is a population-based social network cohort in rural Uganda. He is a Specialty Consulting Editor for Public Library of Science Medicine, where he handles manuscripts related to global health, HIV, psychiatry, and human rights. Prior to his appointment at Mass General, he completed a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University and his residency training in general adult psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco.

  • Amy Wachler
    Events and Communication Manager, CAMTech

    Amy is the Events and Communication Manager at CAMTech,  where she leads the administration, organization and communications strategy for all events sponsored by CAMTech in the U.S., and partners with international CAMTech staff for events that occur at international sites, including India and Uganda. She manages the internal and external communications and marketing activities associated with each event and is responsible for implementation of all on-going CAMTech social media campaigns and media outreach. Amy is an avid traveler, studied abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France and has spent time in Spain, Portugal and Northern Africa.

    Amy is the Events and Communication Manager at CAMTech,  where she leads the administration, organization and communications strategy for all events sponsored by CAMTech in the U.S., and partners with international CAMTech staff for events that occur at international sites, including India and Uganda. She manages the internal and external communications and marketing activities associated with each event and is responsible for implementation of all on-going CAMTech social media campaigns and media outreach. Amy is an avid traveler, studied abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France and has spent time in Spain, Portugal and Northern Africa.

    Prior to joining CAMTech, Amy managed marketing and events at William Gallagher Associates Insurance Brokerage. Amy is an experienced event production specialist, having worked in several major U.S. cities coordinating  weddings, social and corporate gatherings. She has a passion for working with others in the marketing, communications and event planning community and continually strives to broaden her skills set and expand her knowledge of working within these industry areas.

    Amy graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a double major in Journalism and Political Science, and a Minor in French.

  • Molly Ward
    Project Manager, CAMTech

    Molly Ward is a Project Manger for CAMTech. Molly leads the organization of all events, helps manage international travel, and assists with various administrative tasks. Prior to her role as a Project Manager, Molly worked as a Project Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for CAMTech. She graduated from Boston College with a degree in Communications.

  • Daisy Winner
    Communications and Project Associate, Seed Global Health

    Ms. Winner is the Communications and Project Associate at Seed Global Health. Previously she worked at Sierra Service Project, a non-profit based in California. She graduated from Lesley University with a BA in Global Studies and Child Studies with a minor in Health.

  • Brian Zanoni, MD, MPH
    Research Scientist

    Dr. Zanoni obtained his MD from Georgetown University and completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He then worked in sub-Saharan Africa from 2006 to 2012 treating both adults and children with HIV and TB, conducting pediatric HIV-outcomes research, and training local staff in HIV management. While living in South Africa, he founded the non-profit organization, Umndeni Care Program which focuses on in home HIV and TB testing and linkage to care in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He completed an Infectious Disease and HIV fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Woman’s Hospital and received an MPH from Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health.  He is currently an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focuses on transition care for HIV-infected adolescents in South Africa.