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Hilarie Cranmer '89, M.D., M.P.H. is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and faculty in the Division of International Health and Humanitarian Programs in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital.
In January 2005, Cranmer served as a health officer in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, working with the International Rescue Committee. She has also served as a medical officer at Embangweni Hospital in Malawi and as a field officer with Physicians for Human Rights in post-war Kosovo, where she did human rights work, taught ultrasonography and trauma management. Last year she was in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, with the American Red Cross for four weeks as part of the public health response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Initially trained in biomedical engineering, she is a graduate of Hofstra University and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, completed an emergency medicine residency at Harvard Medical School in Boston, and was the first fellow in the International Emergency Medicine and Health program, where she is acting as associate director. As faculty in the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Dr. Cranmer is the director of the Humanitarian Studies Initiative for Residents and the first director of the Global Women's Health Fellowship, a partnership with the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, which begins in July 2007.