2011-2012 Fellows and Program Participants


 2011-2012 Takemi Fellows (28th Group)

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Prerna Banati, PhD, MPH     *Departed February, 2012

PBANATI@hsph.harvard.edu

India

Senior Technical Specialist, Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria, Geneva 

Governance gaps in the new global aid architecture: challenges and opportunities for health

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Solomon Chen, PhD, MPH

SOCHEN@hsph.harvard.edu

Taiwan

Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

Cost-effectiveness of immunization strategies: Reappraisal of current strategies for Hepatitis A and B in Taiwan

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Hee-Kyung Joh, MD, MPH          

HJOH@hsph.harvard.edu 

S. Korea

Assistant Professor, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Socioeconomic status in relation to self-perception of obesity in Korean adults

 

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Minah Kang Kim, M.A., MPP, PhD   *Departed February, 2012

Visiting Scientist and Takemi Fellow        

MKKIM@hsph.harvard.edu

S. Korea

Associate Professor, Ewha Womans University

- Priority setting methods for health care resource allocation: political, analytical and institutional perspectives

- Measuring the Sociodemographics and quality of life of elders in South Korea

 

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Yoon Kim, MD, PhD, MS   *Departed mid January, 2012

YOONKIM@hsph.harvard.edu 

S. Korea

Associate Prof, Seoul Nat’l Univ College of Medicine; Chair of the Dept of Health Policy and Mgt, SNU; Director, Center for interoperable HER, MoHW; Senior Consultant, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service

Contribution of hospital quality variations to socioeconomic disparities in in-hospital mortality


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Raúl Andrés Mendoza Sassi, PhD, MSc 

rmendoza@hsph.harvard.edu

Brazil

Professor, Universidade do Rio Grande

2000-2001 Takemi Fellow

Socioeconomic factors, health services utilization and the Health Family Strategy in Brazil: What can we conclude after 10 years of implementation?

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Rie Sakai, PhD, MPH                         

RSAKAI@hsph.harvard.edu

Japan

Assistant Professor, Juntendo University School of Medicine

Geographic maldistribution of pediatricians in Japan

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Kokoro Shirai, PhD, MA, MSc    

KSHIRAI@hsph.harvard.edu

Japan

Associate Professor, University of the Ryukyus

Social capital and health:  Exploring psychological mechanisms


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Mehlika Toy, MPH, DRPH, PhD               

MTOY@hsph.harvard.edu

The Netherlands

Post Doctoral Researcher, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Department of Public Health

The burden of chronic Hepatitis B in mainland China: modeling costs and effects of universal vaccination, early detection and treatment

Visiting Scientists

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Luz María González-Robledo, PhD, MSc

LGONZAL@hsph.harvard.edu

Mexico

Professor-Researcher, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos

Health Reform in Mexico


Takemi Program Associates

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Nathan J. Blanchet, MA

NBLANCHE@hsph.harvard.edu

USA

Candidate for Doctor of Science, Dept. of Global Health and Population, HSPH

Thesis (working) title: Politics and Economics of Universal Health Coverage: Three studies of Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme

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Seemoon Choi, MPH

SCHOI@hsph.harvard.edu

S. Korea

Candidate for Doctor of Science, Dept. of Global Health and Population, HSPH

Thesis (working) title: Pharmaceutical Policy and Behavior Change of Healthcare Providers in South Korea.

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Hiroaki Matsuura, MA, MS

HMATSUUR@hsph.harvard.edu

Japan

Candidate for Doctor of Science, Dept. of Global Health and Population, HSPH

Thesis (working) title: Rights, Health Laws, and Health Outcomes

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Matt Price

MPRICE@hsph.harvard.edu

USA

Candidate for Masters Degree, Dept. of Global Health and Population, HSPH