Read about our team below. Learn about organizations that collaborate with GHJP on our Partners page.

Faculty

Gregg Gonsalves
Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law (spring term) and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist. Gonsalves is also an...

Amy Kapczynski
Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She joined the Yale Law faculty in January 2012. Her areas of research...

Alice M. Miller
Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership

Alice Miller is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale...

Staff

Sarah Aquilla
Program Coordinator

Sarah Aquilla is the program coordinator for the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School. As coordinator, Sarah oversees the daily operations of the budget, media, programs, events,...

Poonam Daryani
Clinical Fellow

Poonam Daryani is the 2017-2018 Clinical Fellow with the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership. She is a public health practitioner invested in health equity and social justice for historically...

Current Research and Advocacy Fellows

Mayesha Alam
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Mayesha Alam is pursuing her Ph.D. in political science at Yale University. Her research interests intersect comparative politics and international relations specifically related to violent...

Ashley Andreou
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Ashley Andreou is from Vancouver, Canada and is a 2019 Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) M.P.H. candidate. Before coming to YSPH, Ashley worked with the HIV, Health, and Development Group at the...

Jonny Bunning
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Jonny Bunning is in the History of Science & Medicine program at Yale, his research centers on the connection between the life sciences, medicine, and political economy. He is interested in...

Kyle Edwards
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Kyle Edwards is a 3L at Yale Law School. She is interested in the role of patient involvement in drug approval decisions, as well as the responsible use of coercive public health measures in...

Hanna Ehrlich
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Hanna Ehrlich is a second-year PhD student in the department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases. She is interested in understanding the socio-ecological determinants of disease transmission and...

Andrea Espinoza Kim
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Andrea Espinoza is a 2018 Master of Public Health candidate at the Yale School of Public Health. She is interested in gender mainstreaming in health and in women’s health and rights issues. As a...

Lilla Orr
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Lilla Orr is a doctoral student in Political Science and a master’s student in Statistics and Data Science. Her research addresses effects of social otherness on political and health behavior. As...

Hayden Rodarte
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Hayden Rodarte is a 2019 Yale Law School (YLS) J.D. candidate from California. He is interested in issues related to HIV discrimination in Latinx communities, and the relationship between...

Lizzie White
Research and Advocacy Fellow

Lizzie White is a second year doctoral student in the department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases. Her research interests include characterizing the impact of interventions aimed at diseases...

Current Senior and Visiting Fellows

Debora Diniz
Visiting Fellow, 2017–present

Debora Diniz is co-founder of Anis: Institute of Bioethics, one of the key feminist groups dedicated to bioethics and human rights in Latin...

Susana Fried
Visiting Fellow, 2015–present

Susana T. Fried, currently an independent consultant, was most recently the Senior Gender Advisor at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) HIV/AIDS Group (Bureau for Development Policy...

Juliana Cesario Alvim Gomes
Visiting Fellow, 2017–present

Juliana Cesario Alvim Gomes has been litigating for fundamental rights and teaching constitutional law in Brazil for the past years. Through Clínica UERJ Direitos, a clinical project she co-...

Eszter Kismödi
Visiting Fellow, 2015–present

Eszter Kismödi, JD, LLM., is an international human rights lawyer on sexual and reproductive health law, policy and research. For the past 15 years her work has focused on developing ways in which...

Rebecca Schleifer
Visiting Fellow, 2013–present

Rebecca Schleifer, JD/MPH, is a globally respected advocate, researcher and scholar working in the field of health and human rights. Over the last ten years, her work at Human Rights Watch helped...

Carole Vance
Visiting Fellow, 2017-present

Carole S. Vance, PhD, MPH, is an internationally-recognized anthropologist who has published widely on sexuality, human rights, science, gender, and health. She coordinated the landmark Barnard...

Past Senior and Visiting Fellows

Kajal Bhardwaj
Senior Fellow in Residence, Fall 2014

Kajal Bhardwaj is a global leader in the access to medicines movement, and is a lawyer who has been working on health and human rights for over a decade. She has worked particularly closely with...

Rodney Ehrlich
Senior Fellow in Residence, Spring 2013

Rodney Ehrlich holds joint appointments as Professor in the School of Public and Family Medicine and the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town (UCT), and is Director of Occupational...

Fatima Hassan
Senior Fellow in Residence, Fall 2012

Fatima Hassan is a human rights lawyer and activist who has conducted public interest litigation, education, training, and legal reform on behalf of people with HIV/AIDS in South Africa for over a...

Steering Committee

Frederick L. Altice
Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine

Frederick L. Altice, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine. He is the Director of Clinical and Community Research,...

Paul D. Cleary
Dean, Yale School of Public Health and the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., is the Dean of the Yale School of Public Health and the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Cleary received his...

Gerald Friedland
Director of the AIDS Program, Yale New Haven Hospital and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine

Gerald Friedland is the Director of the AIDS Program at Yale New Haven Hospital and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale School of Medicine. He is a former member of...

Albert Icksang Ko
Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health

Dr. Albert Icksang Ko, an infectious disease physician, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and Collaborating...

Ann Kurth
Dean, Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing

Dr. Ann Kurth is Dean, Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing. Dr. Kurth is also an adjunct professor in the New York University College of Nursing and the NYU College...

James Levinsohn
Director of Jackson Institute of Global Affairs

James Levinsohn heads the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, the home of Yale University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in global affairs. He is also the co-chair of the University...

Robert C. Post
Sterling Professor of Law

Robert Post is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and served as the School's 16th dean, from 2009 until 2017. Before coming to Yale, he taught at the University of California at...

Mike Skonieczny
Executive Director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute

Mike Skonieczny is Executive Director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute. Mr. Skonieczny was previously the director of public policy for Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS,...