Mark Shrime

Research Associate

Department of Global Health and Population

Mark G. Shrime, MD MPH FACS is a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, an otolaryngologist at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and associate faculty at Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at the Harvard School of Public Health.

His academic pursuits focus on global surgical delivery in low- and middle-income countries, where he has a specific interest in the intersection of health and financial risk benefits.  His work aims to determine optimal policies and platforms for surgical delivery that maximize health benefits while simultaneously minimizing the risk of impoverishment faced by patients and families attempting to access surgical care.  He is a contributor to the upcoming Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries surgical volume, an advisor to the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, and a member of the Global Burden of Disease 2013 expert panel.

Dr. Shrime is also currently a PhD candidate in the Harvard Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy, with a concentration on decision sciences in health.  He has a secondary interest in decision-making at the end of life.  His CV can be found here.