Wafaie Fawzi

Wafaie Fawzi

Wafaie Fawzi is professor of nutrition, epidemiology and global health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Wafaie’sresearch has generated significant new knowledge on the discovery and translation of interventions to enhance maternal and child health and human development, with emphasis on nutritional factors. His research includes the epidemiology of adverse pregnancy outcomes, childhood infections, and HIV, TB, and malaria. He established the nutrition and global health program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, that addresses and documents existing gaps; advances the research agenda; and convenes multi-disciplinary partners. He also developed two implementation science initiatives to advance adolescent health in Africa and Asia, and the intersectoral integration of agriculture, nutrition, and health in Ethiopia and Tanzania. He established the Africa Research, Implementation Science, and Education (ARISE) Network, a partnership of leading academic institutions in Africa, and the China Harvard Africa Network (CHAN) to advance cutting-edge training of public health leaders through South-South-North institutional partnerships. (Cambridge, MA) @wafaie_fawzi