Ashish K. Jha, MD

Ashish K. Jha, MD is a Senior Advisor with ASG's Global Health Solutions practice. A global leader in his field, he draws from a distinctive medical and scientific background to advise clients on healthcare systems and issues of public health around the world.

Dr. Jha is the K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at Harvard University and the Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He is also a practicing general internist. He was recently named the next Dean of the Brown School of Public Health. Dr. Jha has published over 200 papers in leading scientific journals, focused largely on health system performance and the impact of policies. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

He has been a leading expert voice throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, testifying before Congress and appearing with CNN, NPR, NBC, and other major news outlets to discuss the science behind public health policy and recovery. Harvard’s Global Health Institute, which Dr. Jha leads, is responsible for some of the most-cited projections of the pandemic’s course in the U.S.

Dr. Jha received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and his M.P.H. from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He earned a B.A. from Columbia College.

Dr. Jha is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.