“He always raised us with the idea that our job is to save the world,” says his daughter Anne Hansen, MD ’90, MPH, who encouraged her father to direct his gift to support the Program in Global Newborn Health and Social Change within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The program is working to improve newborn health care in Rwanda with the long-term goal of replicating successful projects in other poor regions.
“My father’s gift makes it possible to really grow this program,” says Hansen. “I could not be happier than to see his lifetime achievement award for work in global warming support our work in global medicine.”
To create and nurture a diverse community
of the best people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease