Biography

Director of Global Health; Professor

Clinical Science

Dr. Aaron Berkowitz is a leading voice in neurology, medical education, and global health. In addition to serving as the school’s founding director of global health, he is leading development of its neurology curriculum. Dr. Berkowitz previously held various leadership roles in education on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and is involved in humanitarian collaborations and neurology education around the world, including in Haiti, Malawi, Vietnam, and the Navajo Nation. He has published two acclaimed medical textbooks, more than 60 peer-reviewed articles (including in New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Neurology, and Bulletin of the WHO), and written several book chapters on the practice of neurology in resource-limited settings.

A headshot of Aaron L. Berkowitz, MD, PhD