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Moderators

Gene Bukhman

Gene Bukhman

Moderator

Bio

Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology with special competence in echocardiography. He is an attending physician at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr Bukhman is the cardiology director for Partners In Health and the Senior Technical Advisor on Non-communicable Disease to the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Dr. Bukhman received his MD and PhD in medical anthropology at the University of Arizona. He completed the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and a cardiology fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is the Director of the Program in Global Non-Communicable Disease and Social Change, and teaches in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Work Location

  • United States

Organizations

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity
  • Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
  • Partners In Health - PIH

Bio

Eric is passionate about designing creative ways to secure & sustain global health, especially in the midst of climate change and economic development. His work so far has centered around the social & environmental determinants of health, specifically access to essential medicines, healthful food, and opportunities for physical activity. Currently, Eric is the Community Organizer of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and the Business Partnerships Fellow at GlobalGiving. He lives in Washington, DC.

Work Location

  • United States

Organization

  • Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Ziad  Khatib

Ziad Khatib

Moderator Emeritus

Bio

Epidemiologist, Better Outcomes & Registry Network (BORN) Ontario, Canada Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Ottawa Postdoc fellow, Dept. of Epidemiology, Biostat and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal PhD, Epidemiology and Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (in collaboration with Stanford University, California and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), Johannesburg).

Work Location

  • Canada

Organization

  • McGill University