Mary Smith-Fawzi, ScD
Mary C. Smith Fawzi, Sc.D., is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in the Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. Dr. Smith Fawzi is an epidemiologist trained at the Harvard School of Public Health with direct experience running NIH-funded research and training projects. She has international experience in study design and/or implementation in Tanzania, Iraq, Thailand, Peru, Haiti, and Kazakhstan. She has trained healthcare professionals in study design, statistical analysis, and proposal development at technical workshops funded by the Tropical Disease Research branch of the World Health Organization.
Dr. Fawzi has served as the co-PI of a Fogarty International Center-funded training grant in rural Haiti entitled “Scale-up of Community-based HIV Prevention and Care,” a research training program linked with the expansion of HIV services through support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. She has also served as the co-PI of an NIH-funded research study entitled “Psychosocial intervention in HIV-affected children in Haiti” and has co-authored a number of program and policy-related manuscripts for the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS. Most recently, she has served as the primary instructor for a new course entitled “Epidemiologic Methods for Global Health” offered at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School as part of the Global Health Effectiveness program.