Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Research
School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Global Health, Office of the Dean
Dr. Adnan Hyder is Senior Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Global Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health of George Washington University. Previously, Dr. Hyder served as the Associate Chair of the Department of International Health and Director of the Health Systems Program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He was also previously Associate Director for Global Programs at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and founding Director of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit.
For over 20 years, Dr. Hyder has worked to improve global health in low- and middle- income countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East; and pioneered empirical work around health systems, ethics, and injury prevention in the developing world. He has conducted studies focusing on defining the epidemiological burden, understanding risk factors, exploring potential interventions, estimating economic impact, and appreciating the socio-cultural correlates of non-communicable diseases around the world. He has studied health systems constraints, biomedical ethics, participated in trainings of thousands of health professionals, defined the loss of healthy life years, and explored issues of health policy development. Dr. Hyder has co-authored over 300 scientific peer-reviewed papers and numerous world reports on road safety, child injuries, and health systems. Dr. Hyder received his M.D. from the Aga Khan University, Pakistan and obtained his MPH and Ph.D. in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, USA.