Teaching and Talks

Highly-effective and enthusiastic curriculum developer, educator, and mentor.
Frequent speaker on issues of health equity.
Engaging facilitator of complex conversations. 

Teaching and Mentoring

Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Instructor 2023 -  present
Instructor and leadership team core for HSPH Doctorate in Public Health Program, mentoring students, overseeing course competencies, and serving as faculty. Teach Introduction to Public Health (DrPH 201), Case Development Immersion: Dynamics of Teams in Systems (DrPH 255), and co-teach Enabling Teams (DrPH 250), and Enabling Large Scale Change (DrPH 251)

University of Global Health Equity, Visiting Faculty 2023 - present
Guest lecturer in Global Health Delivery Leadership Program for leaders in national Malaria, TB and HIV programs.
Focus: Philanthropy and Multilateralism in Global Health. 

Tufts University, Visiting Lecturer 2018 - present

Co-teach A Practical Introduction to Global Health, a highly rated weekly undergraduate seminar with Anatole Manzi, PhD,  Associate Chief Medical Officer, Partners in Health. Mentor and support numerous students and alumni.  
Awarded the Distler Family Foundation grant in recognition of mission and excellence in teaching.

Boston University School of Public Health, Guest Lecturer 2018 - present

Teach in "An Introduction to Project Management" and "Planning and Managing Maternal and Child Health Programs in Developing Countries." Cover content on aimsetting, quality improvement, goalsetting, funding non-profits, and financial analysis


Brown University Summer Institute, Guest Lecturer Summer 2020

Invited faculty leading summer program intensive curriculum on global health equity.

Harvard Global Health Delivery Intensive Program, Course Administrator Summers 2017-2021

Created and taught supplemental curriculum and provided individual student support.

Beacon Academy, Mentor 2016 - present

Serve as 1:1 mentor to first generation college students navigating workforce entry 

including research on career paths and positions, resumes, cover letters, interview
techniques, negotiation, and workplace entry.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Employee Institute Faculty 2001-2004
Taught recurring Finance 101 course to employees in variety of roles.
Covered basics of P&Ls, introduction to payor mechanisms, and related cost incentives.  


Recent Talks

Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Region 11/2023
Leadership Forum, Panelist on Reimagining Racism in Health Care

Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health DrPH Leadership Series 10/2023
Fireside chat on leadership with Sarah Iselin, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Sheild of Massachusetts

Ireme Education for Social Impact, Musanze, Rwanda 06/2023
Theory of Change Workshop for Program Leadership (English and French)

HealthBegins National Webinar 05/2023
Examining the Groundwater: Understanding History as a Context for
Upstream Structural Interventions  to Advance Health Equity (see video)

Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education 01/2023
Advancing Health Equity: Skills for Health Care Providers

Groundwater Institute 12/2022
The Groundwater Case for Health Equity

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Fellowship Spring Symposium 06/2022
Equity, Evolution, and Blind Spots     

Fairlawn Alumni and Akron Community 06/2022

Empire of Rubber: A Conversation with Gregg Mittman on Firestone's Legacy in
Liberia and Akron

American Hospital Association: Accelerating Health Equity Conference 05/2022
Health Equity Influencers Roundtable: National Initiative for Health Equity            

Health Resources and Services Administration Spring Symposium 05/2022
Health Equity: Readiness, Collaboration, and Co-design                     

Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health 04/2022

Practical Scientific Methods for Improving Health and Heath Care - Guest Speaker

Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston 03/2022

Understanding Medical Access and Equity

Health Resources and Services Administration 02/2022
Improving Quality of Care through Equity

Institute for Healthcare Improvement European Advisory Council 12/2021

Health Equity in System Improvement

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Latin American Forum                            11/2021
Equity as a Key Driver in Health Care Delivery 

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association    03/2021
Promoting Health Equity in Healthcare Systems and Beyond

Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health 03/2021
Health Equity, Racial Justice & Organizational Change - Guest Lecturer

Brigham and Women's Hospital Health Equity Summit 05/2019 &
Program developer and moderator to on-line audience of 700+ 10/2020

Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Grantees Symposium 09/2020
Actionable Ideas for Advancing Equity delivered to grantee audience 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Forum   12/2018

Pursuing Equity: The Role of Healthcare Organizations in Driving Change

Islamic Society of Boston and Temple Israel 12/2017

Moderated "teach-in" drawing more than 400 attendees strengthening community between
Boston's Muslim and Jewish communities  

Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE), Navajo Nation 06/2017
Introduction to non-profit finance and program planning lecture and workshop