Administration

Direction and administration of the program is provided by the Minority Faculty Development Program (MFDP) at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

MFDP was established in 1990 to serve as an umbrella organization for minority recruitment, development, and retention initiatives undertaken at HMS and affiliated hospitals.

Overall supervision and direction of program development, implementation, and evaluation is provided by:

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MBA
Dean for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership;
Director of MFDP;
Program Director of The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

Program Staff:

Ying WANG
Associate Director
Minority Faculty Development Program

Tel: 617-432-2313
E-mail: ying_wang [at] hms.harvard.edu

Christine COLACINO
Program Coordinator
Fellowship/Scholar Programs

Tel: 617-432-2922
E-mail: christine_colacino [at] hms.harvard.edu

Jackie WRIGHT
Program/Research Assistant
Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

Tel: 617-432-2645
E-mail: jackie_wright [at] hms.harvard.edu

Harvard Coordinating Committee

Oversight responsibility for the Fellowship is vested in a Fellowship Coordinating Committee. Members coordinate The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy within the Harvard University community and contribute to program development, practicum identification, professional mentoring, and annual selection of fellows.

Myron Allukian, Jr., DDS, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor, Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Vice Chair, Oral Health Work Group, World Federation of Public Health Associations; Past President, American Public Health Association

JudyAnn Bigby, MD, Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA; Former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Robert Blendon, MBA, MPH, ScD, MA, Senior Associate Dean for Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Richard L. Menschel Professor of Public Health and Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis, Harvard Kennedy School

Tom Delbanco, MD, Richard A. and Florence Koplow-James L. Tullis Professor of General Medicine and Primary Care, Harvard Medical School; Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Chester Douglass, DMD, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Arnold M. Epstein, MD, MA, John H. Foster Professor of Health Policy and Management, Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor, Medicine and Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Donald A. Goldmann, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dora Hughes, MD, MPH, Senior Policy Advisor, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC

Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, K.T. Li Professor of International Health, Director, Harvard Global Health Institute, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
David King, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Faculty Chair, Master in Public Administration Programs, Harvard Kennedy School

Thomas H. Lee, MD, MSc, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Barbara J. McNeil, MD, PhD, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ridley Watts Professor, Health Care Policy, Founding Head, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Radiology, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joseph P. Newhouse, PhD, John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard University; Director of the Division of Health Policy Research and Education; Director of the Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy

David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, Florence Sprague Norman & Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology, Harvard University; Co-Leader, Cancer Risk Reduction and Disparities Program, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

Peter Zimmerman, MPP, Lecturer in Public Policy, Senior Associate Dean for Strategic Program Development, Faculty Chair of the Senior Executive Fellows Program, Executive Education, Harvard Kennedy School