Stephanie Kayden

Dr. Kayden was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Disaster Response.

An expert in international humanitarian aid and disaster response, Stephanie Kayden is Director of the Humanitarian Studies program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kayden serves on the editorial board for the American Medical Association’s Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness and has worked to improve emergency medical systems, humanitarian aid and disaster response in more than 20 countries. In 2010, Dr. Kayden helped establish a field hospital for survivors of the earthquake in Haiti.