HBNU Leadership Group

 Principal Investigator:

Wafaie Fawzi, MBBS, MPH, MS, DrPH

Harvard University
Dr. Fawzi is the Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population, and the Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences, Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology and Global Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Davidson Hamer, MD

Boston University
Dr. Hamer is a Professor of Global Health and Medicine at Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

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Robert L Murphy, MD

Northwestern University
Dr. Murphy is the John Philip Phair Professor of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering and founding director of the Center for Global Health at Northwestern University.

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Douglas J Perkins, PhD

University of New Mexico
Dr. Perkins is Director and Professor of Medicine, Center for Global Health, University of New Mexico. Dr. Perkins leads highly active research programs at UNM, and in Kenya, on genomics, molecular immunology, drug and vaccine discover, and statistical modeling in pediatric infectious diseases.

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