Alison Hayward, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the divisions of Education and Global Health in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She obtained her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and her public health master's degree from University of Massachusetts. She completed residency and fellowship in disaster medicine and emergency management, both at University of Massachusett, and formerly served as Director of Medical Student Education at Yale's Department of Emergency Medicine. Her main academic interests are global health ethics, public health, and medical education. Dr. Hayward served as co-founder and director for the Uganda Village Project in rural eastern Uganda for 10 years, overseeing public health programs including malaria prevention, family planning, water, sanitation and hygiene. She currently serves as the chairperson of the Uganda Village Project board, in addition to serving as an at large board member for Women Physicians for Humanity.