Peter Drobac, MD, MPH, is the Executive Director of the University of Global Health Equity, a new health sciences university in Rwanda dedicated to both training the next generation of Rwandan and international leaders in biosocial approaches to health care delivery, and creating a global intellectual hub for delivery science through education, research, clinical care, and implementation. Dr. Drobac is an internist, pediatrician and infectious disease specialist with over ten years of experience in global health delivery. From 2009 to 2014, Dr. Drobac was the Executive Director of Partners In Health (PIH) in Rwanda, and he currently is an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As Executive Director of PIH in Rwanda, Dr. Drobac worked closely with the Government of Rwanda to provide high quality health care and social services in three rural districts, and to drive health system innovations to scale. An expert in the design and implementation of comprehensive health systems in resource-limited settings, Dr. Drobac co-leads a large health systems research program in Rwanda, the Population Health Implementation and Training Partnership. In 2011, Dr. Drobac was appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Rwanda Biomedical Center, the implementation agency of Rwanda’s national health sector. Dr. Drobac continues to practice in Boston through the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and teaches global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Drobac received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in the Harvard Combined Program at BWH, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Children’s Hospital Boston, followed by Infectious Disease fellowship at BWH and MGH.
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