Department of Medicine Global Health Faculty
NYU Langone’s Department of Medicine includes faculty members with wide-ranging academic and professional experience in the global health field.
Our faculty have expertise on topics including Ebola, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, migrant healthcare, nutrition, tuberculosis (TB), and reducing health disparities. They work to advance residents’ knowledge through scholarship and teaching.
Kerry L. Dierberg, MD, MPH, Associate Medical Director, Global Infectious Diseases
Dr. Dierberg served as executive director for Partners in Health in Sierra Leone during the 2014–16 Ebola outbreak. She previously worked for the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator in the U.S. Department of State overseeing clinical and technical programs in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Learn more about Dr. Dierberg.
Ophira M. Ginsberg, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Population Health
Dr. Ginsberg works to reduce disparities in women’s cancer care as the World Health Organization (WHO) medical officer for cancer control. Learn more about Dr. Ginsberg.
Sarah E. Hochman, MD, Co-Director, Global Health Selective—Infectious Diseases, Noncommunicable Diseases, and Mental Health
Dr. Hochman’s interests include treating co-infection with HIV and cerebral malaria. She is co-director of the global health selective in infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases, and mental health, a prerequisite for the global health concentration for MD students. Learn more about Dr. Hochman.
Amanda Klinger, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Dr. Klinger serves as a co-advisor for the Global Health Elective. She completed her training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where she was a part of the global health residency track. She also spent an additional year as a global health fellow, where she worked in quality improvement and intern education in Botswana. Her area of interest is critical care in low resource settings. Learn more about Dr. Klinger.
Olugbenga G. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Planning, NYU’s Global Network
Dr. Ogedegbe is working to eliminate health disparities in stroke care and performs research on hypertension management in Ghana and the United States. As an associate vice chancellor in NYU’s global network, he develops graduate and research programs at 14 international sites that offer research, teaching, and scholarly opportunities for students at NYU and its affiliated schools and colleges. Learn more about Dr. Ogedegbe.
Hadas Reich, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Dr. Reich currently serves as a co-advisor for the Global Health Elective. She has an extensive background in global health and has served in various settings, including locations in Haiti, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Ghana. She also served as the internal medicine Global Health Chief Resident before joining our faculty. Learn more about Dr. Reich.
Scott E. Sherman, MD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Population Health, and Psychiatry
Dr. Sherman is a principal investigator at NYU Abu Dhabi’s Public Health Research Center. He is leading a cohort study of 20,000 Emiratis in Abu Dhabi to examine the determinants of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in that population. He is also conducting a study in Egypt training physicians to counsel pregnant women about making their homes smoke-free during pregnancy, and is pilot testing a health and behavior survey among young adults in Israel. Learn more about Dr. Sherman.
Adam Schwartz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Dr. Schwartz trains community health workers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia as a program manager for BRAC, a nongovernmental organization that helps people living in poverty. Learn more about Dr. Schwartz.