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Robert Hecht, PhD

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology

Contact Information

Robert Hecht, PhD

Mailing Address

  • School of Public Health

    60 College Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Robert Hecht
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Appointments

Biography

Dr. Hecht joined Yale College faculty in 2014 as a lecturer at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where he continues to teach a senior global health capstone course. In 2017, Dr. Hecht was appointed as a clinical professor at the Yale School of Public Health and has since instructed a course for second-year MPH students on improving health reform and health system management, organization, and financing in low and middle-income countries.

Concurrently, Dr. Robert Hecht is the President of Pharos Global Health Advisors. He has more than 30 years of experience in global health, nutrition and development, in senior management positions with the World Bank, UNAIDS, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and Results for Development. Rob is a widely recognized thought leader and policy analyst with a strong track record of advice to top decision makers and dozens of publications related to immunization, HIV, health financing, health sector reform, and nutrition.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Cambridge University (1981)
  • BA
    Yale University (1976)

Activities

  • Global Health Policy Research
    Dakar, Senegal 2010
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2009
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Cape Town, South Africa 2004
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Kampala, Uganda 2004
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Nairobi, Kenya 2004
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Maseru, Lesotho 2004
  • Global Health Policy Research
    New Delhi, India 2001
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Naypyitaw, Myanmar [Burma] 1999
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Bangkok, Thailand 1998
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Brasília, Brazil 1997
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Buenos Aires, Argentina 1995
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast 1985
  • Global Health Policy Research
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 1985

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