Kwabena Lartey

Kwabena F. Lartey, MBChB, MPH

Former Research Associate and Teaching Fellow
Health Systems Innovation Lab, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr Lartey graduated from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2022 with a Master’s in Global Public Health and as a 2020 Harvard Presidential Scholar. He also holds another Master’s in Public Health Promotion and Education from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He has over 5 years of experience in innovative youth advocacy and  health promotion. He is the Founder/Executive director of Books for…

Johnattan García Ruiz, MPH, MBA, LL.B.

Former Senior Associate
Health Systems Innovation Lab, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Johnattan Garcia Ruiz received his Law degree from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health from Harvard University, and an MBA from Reuben College, University of Oxford. He is also a Lecturer at Universidad de los Andes School of Law and Universidad del Rosario School of Medicine and Health Sciences, both in Bogota, Colombia. Johnattan served at the Colombian Ministry of…

Catalina Melendez Contreras

Catalina Melendez Contreras, MD

Catalina Melendez-Contreras is a medical graduate from Colombia, currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Health, with a concentration in Global Health, from Harvard University. She collaborates with the Harvard Health Systems Innovation Lab as a research assistant on the Integrated Cancer Control Initiative – Latin America project, focusing on the development of a learning network within this region, as a means to fill knowledge gaps and strengthen health system’s outcomes…

Vipul Aggarwal, MBBS, MBA, MPH(c)

Dr Vipul Aggarwal is a serving Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 2001 batch, Gujarat cadre. He is a medical doctor turned cop who is known to be a pragmatic and proactive officer with more than 19 years of work experience behind him. A meritorious student all his life, Dr. Aggarwal was the All India Topper in the Secondary School Examination (Class X). He graduated from the prestigious Maulana Azad…

Carlo Ross

Carlo Keenan Ross, BSc, MBChB

Dr Ross is a Research Assistant at the Harvard Health Systems Innovation Lab and a Master’s in Public Health 2023 candidate at Harvard University with a background as an academic doctor in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. Carlo undertook his pre-clinical training at the University of St Andrews before completing his clinical training in Manchester. Carlo has worked with the Kenya-UK Health Alliance to coordinate an annual…

L Moore

Lindsay Moore Murphy, DNP, CTropMed, MPH

Dr Lindsay Moore Murphy is a current MPH-Global Health student at Harvard Chan and considers it a privilege to be a research assistant at the Harvard Health Systems Innovation lab. She is a Nurse Practitioner by background and has worked overseas in North Africa, supporting nursing education and capacity building. After graduation in May 2022, she hopes to continue working on health systems strengthening and capacity building, focusing on empowering…

Amanda Reilly

Amanda Reilly, AB, MD, MPH

Dr Reilly is currently a fourth year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco. Starting June 2022, she will be an Emergency Medicine Resident at LA County + University of Southern California, in Los Angeles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University (2015) and a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2021). Amanda’s research focuses on the…

Isabella Faria, MD

Dr Faria is a medical doctor from Brazil and a Research Fellow at BIDMC Transplant Surgery. Her research includes surgery outcomes and disparities, global surgery, and gender equity in surgery. She is a former Research Associate at the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change and serves as Co-Chair of the Gender Equity Initiative in Global Surgery (GEIGS) and as Vice-Chair for the Associate Committee of the Association of…

Ayo Douglas

Ayooluwa Douglas, MPH

Ayo Douglas is an MPH student in the department of global health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also a medical student at Harvard Medical School. Ayo has strong interests in health systems strengthening. She has previous experience in clinical and translational research, and her current health systems research examines the implementation of value-based health care globally.


Apoorva Gomber, MD, MPH

Dr Apoorva Gomber, MD is a physician from India with her interest in global health centered around pediatric diabetes, health equity, disease epidemiology, and improving access to care in low- and middle-income countries. She graduated with a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in the Department of Global Health and Population from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is currently working as Global Health Equity Fellow in the Division of…