Afsan Bhadelia

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Afsan Bhadelia, MS is a Visiting Scientist within the Global Health Systems Cluster in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She conducts health systems analysis on chronic diseases, particularly cancer. She also manages the Lancet Commission on Global Access to Pain Control and Palliative Care (GAPCPC) and co-coordinates the Commission’s Scientific Advisory Committee. She is concurrently a PhD Candidate in the health systems program in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, focusing on bioethics and health economics. Between 2009 and 2015, she held various research roles at the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, including Research Director and Research Associate. She previously coordinated the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control (GTF.CCC).