Global Mental Health @Harvard

GMH@Harvard Strategic Leadership

GMH@Harvard Advisory Group

The GMH@Harvard Advisory Group guides and reviews progress of the initiative annually. Current members include:

Arthur Kleinman (Chair), Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Social Anthropology Program Director, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Ellen Gurney Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies, Harvard University

Stephen Bartels, Director, The Mongan Institute, James J. and Jean H. Mongan Endowed Chair in Health Policy and Community Health, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jackie Bhabha, FXB Director of Research, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School

Wafaie Fawzi, Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences, Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population Chair, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ashish Jha, Senior Associate Dean, Research Translation and Global Strategy, K.T. Li Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Harvard Global Health Institute

Joseph Gone, Professor of Anthropology and of Global Health and Social Medicine, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Gary Gottlieb, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; CEO, Partners in Health

Shelly Greenfield, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Chief Academic Officer, Chief, Division of Women’s Mental Health, and Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clinical and Health Services Research Program, McLean Hospital

Steve Hyman, Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute; Principal Faculty, Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Ron Kessler, McNeil Family Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School

Laura Kubzansky, Director, Society and Health Laboratory, Co-Director, Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michele Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Harvard University

Elizabeth Lunbeck, Professor of the History of Science in Residence, Director of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Richard Mollica, Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Charles Nelson, Research Director, Division of Developmental Medicine and Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Jack Shonkoff, Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School of Education; Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Director, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

John Weisz, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

David R. Williams, Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology, Harvard University

GMH@Harvard Steering Committee

The GMH@Harvard Steering Committee sets strategy, defines goals and objectives, designs activities, reviews progress and raises philanthropic support for the initiative. Current members are:

Vikram Patel (Chair), The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Anne Becker, Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Giuseppe Raviola, Director, Program in Global Mental Health and Social Change, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Mental Health, Senior Health and Policy Advisor, Partners In Health

Shekhar Saxena, Professor of the Practice of Global Mental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michael Stein, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability; Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Aisha Yousafzai, Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ingrid Katz, Associate Faculty Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician in the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

GMH@Harvard Ambassador Boards

The GMH@Harvard Ambassador Board is comprised of early career professionals and students who are volunteers helping to build our GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard community. This group works closely with the GMH@Harvard Initiative Program Coordinator in connecting and building this global and local mental health interested community. 

Focused on outreach and communications activities these Ambassadors are helping to elevate the profile of mental health as a fundamental public good and a universal human right here at our University, in our local Boston city, and all over the world. 

Interested in getting involved? Email Initiative Program Coordinator: Juliana Restivo

Communications Executive Working Group

Anna Bartuska, Program Coordinator, Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hopsital

Arielle Eagan, Associate, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Events Executive Working Group

Saloni Dev, Population Health PhD Student, Northeastern University

Emily Johns, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021 (A.B. Candidate in Neuroscience and Classics)

Anne Lheem, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021 (A.B. Candidate in Social Anthropology, Global Health Health Policy)

Sriramya Potluri, Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Candidate, University of Massachusetts Boston

Student and Community Representative Ambassadors

Bill Kriebel, Master’s of Liberal Arts Student at the Harvard Extension School, studying Management. Certified Peer Specialist, Boston Medical Center

Enryka Christopher, Research Assistant, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Sarah Coleman, Cross-Site Mental Health Officer, Partners In Health

Rebecca Hock, Psychiatric Epidemiologist, Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Jenny Hsi, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Shameer Kunnathpeedikayil, Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery Student at Harvard Medical School

Winston Michalak, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021

Elena Rodriguez-Villa, Research Assistant, Digital Psychiatry Division at BIDMC

Yuri Sugimoto, Visiting Post-Graduate Research Fellow at Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Edith Stein, MD Harvard Medical School MMSc Candidate

Leslie Tarver, MD, Child Psychiatry Fellow, Massachusetts

Sara Wetzler, Student, Harvard College Class of 2020 (A.B. Candidate in History and Science)General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Sheena Wood, Research Assistant, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Miao Xue, Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery Student at Harvard Medical School

Hao Yao, MPH Student, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Communications Executive Working Group

Anna Bartuska, Program Coordinator, Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hopsital

Louisa Hudson, Research Assistant, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Arielle Eagan, Associate, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Events Executive Working Group

Saloni Dev, Population Health PhD Student, Northeastern University

Emily Johns, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021 (A.B. Candidate in Neuroscience and Classics)

Anne Lheem, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021 (A.B. Candidate in Social Anthropology, Global Health Health Policy)

Sriramya Potluri, Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Candidate, University of Massachusetts Boston

Sara Wetzler, Student, Harvard College Class of 2020 (A.B. Candidate in History and Science)

Student and Community Representative Ambassadors

Bill Kriebel, Master’s of Liberal Arts Student at the Harvard Extension School, studying Management. Certified Peer Specialist, Boston Medical Center

Enryka Christopher, Research Assistant, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Sarah Coleman, Cross-Site Mental Health Officer, Partners In Health

Rebecca Hock, Psychiatric Epidemiologist, Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Jenny Hsi, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Shameer Kunnathpeedikayil, Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery Student at Harvard Medical School

Winston Michalak, Student, Harvard College Class of 2021

Elena Rodriguez-Villa, Research Assistant, Digital Psychiatry Division at BIDMC

Edith Stein, MD Harvard Medical School MMSc Candidate

Leslie Tarver, MD, Child Psychiatry Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Sheena Wood, Research Assistant, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Hao Yao, MPH Student, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health