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Ashish K. Jha | MD, MPH

Dean, Brown University School of Public Health

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, is the dean of the Brown School of Public Health and a professor of health services, policy and practice at Brown University. A practicing physician, Dr. Jha is recognized globally as an expert on pandemic preparedness and response as well has health policy research and practice. He has led groundbreaking research around Ebola and is now on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response, leading national and international analysis of key issues and advising state and federal policy makers.

Thomas Tsai | MD, MPH

Surgeon, Brigham & Women's Hospital | Professor, Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Thomas Tsai is a surgeon and health policy researcher. He focuses on understanding the impact of health policy efforts on achieving value in our healthcare system by reducing spending and improving outcomes. Using national Medicare claims data, his work has examined the relationship between hospital quality and readmissions; patient experience as a measure of quality; and racial and socioeconomic disparities in readmission rates.

Stefanie Friedhoff

Director of Content and Strategy | Senior Editor, HGHI

Stefanie Friedhoff has worked as a foreign correspondent, feature writer, editor and photographer on three continents. A German-American journalist and content strategist with 25+ years of experience in international media and higher education, she is an expert at creating innovative approaches to engage audiences in critical conversations about global health.

Ingrid Katz | MD, MHS

Physician, Brigham & Women's Hospital | Associate Faculty Director, HGHI

Dr. Ingrid Katz serves as an Associate Physician in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and is a research scientist at the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is trained in Infectious Diseases and completed a fellowship in Global Women’s Health. Her research over the past decade has focused on the social determinants of health-seeking behavior among people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, with the goal of developing sustainable, socio-behavioral interventions aimed at improving care for the most under-served.

Aaron Bernstein | MD, MPH

Pediatric Hospitalist, Boston Children's Hospital | Interim Director, Harvard C-Change

Dr. Aaron “Ari” Bernstein is Co-Director of Harvard C-CHANGE and a pediatric hospitalist at Boston Children’s Hospital. Bernstein focuses on the health impacts of the climate crisis on children’s health and advancing solutions to address its cause. In 2019, Bernstein testified before Congress on the child health impacts of climate change.

Jose Figueroa | MD, MPH

Assitant Profesor, Health Policy & Management | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Jose Figueroa’s research focuses on improving quality of health care for complex and vulnerable populations. Specifically, his work has examined the drivers of poor clinical outcomes and health care spending for high-risk populations, including frail older adults, people with serious mental illness, disabled populations, and racial and ethnic minorities.

Renee Salas | MD, MPH, MS

Emergency Physician, Mass General Hospital | Assistat Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Renee Salas focuses her career on research, education, and outreach at the intersection of the climate crisis, health, and health care delivery. She engages in research to better understand how climate change is impacting the health care system and evidence-based adaptation. 

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