Steering Committee

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH, FACEP

Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Director, Division of International Health and Humanitarian Programs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jennifer Leaning, MD, SMH

Co-founder, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Professor of the Practice of International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Jacqueline Bhabha, JD

Executive Director, University Committee on Human Rights Studies, Harvard University
Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School

Susan Briggs, MD

Director, International Medical Surgical Response Team
Attending General and Trauma Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Claude Bruderlein, Licence es droit, LLM

Director, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Harvard School of Public Health
Lecturer, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Lincoln Chen, PhD, MPH

President, China Medical Board of New York
Research Associate and Founder, Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University
Special Envoy on Human Resources for Health, World Health Organization
Chair of the Board of Directors, CARE USA

Ophelia Dahl

President and Executive Director, Partners in Health

Jeanette Ives Erickson, MS, RN, CNA

Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services and Chief Nurse Executive, Massachusetts General Hospital

Herman B. ("Dutch") Leonard, PhD

Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
George F. Baker, Jr. Professor of Public Sector Management, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Christine Letts, MBA

Rita E. Hauser Lecturer in the Practice of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
Associate Dean for Executive Education, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Laurence Ronan, MD

Director, Thomas S. Durant Fellowship for Refugee Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Stephen Rosen, PhD

Beton Michael Kaneb Professor of National Security and Military Affairs 
Director, John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University

Daniel Schrag, PhD

Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment