Our Team

In addition to aggregating content from numerous sources, the Hub also features original content from the authors below. If you are interested in contributing original content then please email us: admin [AT] globalhealthhub.org

Anita Chary is an MD/PhD candidate in Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the Research Director of the non-governmental organization Wuqu’ Kawoq, which provides health care and development services in rural indigenous communities of Guatemala. Her research concerns health care privatization, health care disparities, and cancer prevention and care in Guatemala. @anitachary
Sarah Arnquist co-founded the Hub while working as a global health researcher at Harvard University’s Global Health Delivery Project. Before earning an MPH at Johns Hopkins University, Sarah worked as a health care journalist, contributing to the New York Times, among other publications. Sarah currently lives in San Francisco and works on developing delivery systems for mental health and substance use in California for Beacon Health Strategies.  @saraharnquist
Michael Lipnick is a co-founder of the Global Health Hub and Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS). He is a graduate of the University of California at San Francisco Medical School and the internal medicine residency program at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He is pursuing additional training in anesthesia and critical care at UCSF and plans to continue global health work with a focus on perioperative and trauma care in low-income countries.  @mlipnick


Sara Gorman has a PhD from Harvard University in English literature and is now getting a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University. She has written extensively about HIV, TB, and women’s and children’s health for a variety of public health organizations, including Save a Mother and the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights. She recently worked in the policy division at the HIV Law Project.  @saragorm
Mark Shrime is a head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgeon in Boston, currently getting his Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He also works regularly in West Africa and writes on topics in global surgery.  @markshrime
Peter Rohloff was originally trained as a parasitologist and lab scientist though now is focused mostly on field research after completing training in internal medicine and pediatrics. Since 2003, Peter has been working in Guatemala, where he manages a health systems NGO – Wuqu’ Kawoq. Peter’s current interests include the management of chronic disease of children (stunting) and adults (diabetes) in resource poor settings and how indigeneity and language barriers impact access to and utilization of health care.  @wuqukawoq
Serufusa Sekidde is a Ugandan physician who earned his master’s degree in Public Health Degree from Harvard University. While attending medical school in China, he won several rap competitions in Mandarin. To hear why Seru chose a career in public health – watch him here.  @Serufusa
sanjay basu Sanjay Basu, MD PhD is a resident physician in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He blogs about the political economy of global health, epidemiology, sociology, economics and much more at EpiAnalysis.
james hudspeth James Hudspeth is a hospitalist at Boston University, a lead member of the NGO Physicians for Haiti, and a global health advocate. His prior work in global health focused on HIV/AIDS activism through the American Medical Students Association and clinical research in HIV/TB performed in South Africa. @jameshudspeth
 Suchita Suchita Shah is a family doctor and Primary Care Tutor at Oxford University who has an MPH from Harvard and an MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University. Suchita has a diverse range of interests, including global primary care, tobacco control, NCDs and the nexus between health, law and politics. She has been a physician in the UK National Health Service for many years but also has experience abroad, most recently as a global health fellow in rural Cambodia. She loves travel, literature and writing, and contributes regular blogs to the British Medical Journal.  @SuchitaShahUK
jason nickerson Jason Nickerson is a respiratory therapist and PhD candidate in Population Health at the University of Ottawa. His work examines the assessment of disrupted health systems during humanitarian crises, and he has a particular interest in surgical care provided in low- and middle-income countries by humanitarian agencies. Jason blogs about the role of surgery in global health, public health research methods in crises, and interesting topics in population health. @Jrocoeur
shaun willis Shaun Willis is a graduate of Portland State University where he studied community health. In recent years he has worked on a variety of projects in South Sudan and Tanzania. In 2008 Shaun lived in China where he studied Mandarin and taught English. Shaun is currently a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nkongsamba, Cameroon (since June 2012). @shaundwillis
Gonçalo Figueiredo Augusto is a PhD student in Global Health at the Lisbon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – New University of Lisbon. He graduated from the University of Lisbon in Medicine. His main focus areas in global health are programs of HIV education, maternal and child health and reproductive health.
Abraar Karan is a Yale graduate and an MD candidate at UCLA. At Yale, he majored in Political Science with a concentration in Health Politics and Policy and was the former Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Medicine and Law as well as the Yale Journal of Public Health. He has led global health research and volunteer projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa and runs a global health blog at Swasthya Mundial. @swasthyamundial www.swasthyamundial.com
Alison Kraemer Alison Kraemer is a recent graduate of Harvard University where she concentrated in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology with a secondary field in History of Science. She is the former Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard College Global Health Review, and she currently serves as the Clinical Support Team volunteer at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Her recent work for CHAI involves developing the clinical case for a new global initiative to combat chronic malnutrition. She will enter medical school this coming August.
Liz Park Liz Park is currently completing her studies at Boston University School of Medicine. She is spending two years away from medical school globetrotting from her native South Korea all the way to Botswana, dipping her feet in basic laboratory research as well as telemedicine/global health projects. Her interests include internal medicine, mHealth, conflict of interest in medicine, awesome tea-making, and cute pugs. She is excited to be working on the new GH resource page, with special focus on resources for medical students!
kenny pettersen Kenny Pettersen is a MD/MPH student at UC San Francisco. His global health areas of interest are in eHealth and health systems strengthening. He currently chairs the Executive Committee for the University of California Haiti Initiative and has spent much time in Haiti facilitating an academic partnership between the UC system and the State University of Haiti. Kenny is a contributor to the Hub and is helping to oversee implementation of the Hub’s “Resources” pages. @pettersenkenny
Sophie Okolo Sophie Okolo holds a Master of Public Health and has worked on different issues including health care reform, childhood cancer etiology and Alzheimer’s disease management. She blogs at Global Health Africa where she highlights current news and research on health issues in Africa.
Guddi Singh Guddi Singh is a doctor training in Paediatrics in London. She also has a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University and has worked for the World Health Organization (WHO). She is passionate about social justice, human rights and challenging barriers to access to health. Most recently, she has worked with 38 Degrees and openDemocracy on the Save the NHS Campaign in the UK, and is now working with Medact and helping to set up the People’s Health Movement UK. – See more here.
David Flood is a medical student at Harvard Medical School. He also holds an MSc in international health policy from the London School of Economics. He has collaborated on global health projects in Latin America since 2008, including with Partners In Health in Peru and Wuqu’ Kawoq in Guatemala. @davidcflood