Adjunct Faculty

Learn more about our adjunct faculty below:

Michael Diamond | Adjunct Lecturer in Global Health Studies, Anthropology, and Biomedical Engineering

For more than 25 years, Michael worked with refugee, rehabilitation and social and economic development programs around the world. For nine years, he was the Division Manager of Humanitarian Programs of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International and in that capacity he managed PolioPlus, Rotary’s global program to eradicate polio. For 15 years he worked with the international YMCA and lived in Bangladesh, Switzerland and finally came to Chicago. Through his humanitarian work he was visited 45 countries and has worked with people in over 150 countries.

He received his M.A. in Medical/Social Anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York.

In addition to teaching, Michael works closely with students to form new global health-related student groups on campus. Recently, he has been working with the Northwestern Community Health Corps, a group dedicated to improving health literacy in Evanston and Skokie, IL.

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