Adriane Gelpi, PhD, MPH

Title/Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Director of Health Policy at the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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Adriane Gelpi, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Director of Health Policy at the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She holds a PhD in Health Policy and Ethics from Harvard University, an MPH in History and Ethics of Public Health and Medicine from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and an AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in History and Science, where she received both the Rothschild and Hoopes Prizes.

Prior to joining UM, she held the honor of serving as the inaugural Harvard fellow at the Tel Aviv University’s Center for Ethics, followed by an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship as Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.  Her scholarship and teaching examine issues of ethics in global health policy and governance, with a focus on how public engagement and democratic deliberation may influence priority setting for health resource allocation.

Her research has been published in leading journals such as the Lancet and Health Affairs. Her work has been funded by national and international agencies and foundations, including the National Institutes of Mental Health’s Office of AIDS Research, the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland, the CARSO Institute in Mexico City, and the United National Millennium Development Goals Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Since 2016, she has led several projects related to the public health response to Zika, including serving as co-Primary Investigator of the Zika Policy in the Americas Project, funded by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.