Social Theory of Global Health

Phuoc Le MD MPH DTMH is an Associate Professor in theDivision of Hospital Medicine, and an IGHS Faculty Affiliate. He graduated from Dartmouth in 2000 with a double major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures. He then matriculated at Stanford Medical School where he earned his MD. During his time at Stanford, Phuoc also obtained a Master's of Public Health from UC Berkeley with a focus on global health. He completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Global Health Equity at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. During residency he has worked with the NGO Partners in Health (PIH) to provide equitable health care in Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, and post-earthquake Haiti.  With Dr. Sriram Shamasunder, he co-founded the nation’s first Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship, and co-founded the HEAL Initiative in 2014. The Heal Initiative has undertaken an initiative to create a book containing a series of patient-centered cases to illustrate social theories in global health delivery.

Join the 4th Annual  Pediatrics in Global Health Lecture Series in welcoming speakers in August and September.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Mission Hall, 2109
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

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School of Medicine, Global Health Sciences


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay

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