Our Mission Following the 1994 Rwandan genocide, leaders in the humanitarian community recognized an acute need for the training of humanitarian aid workers. Syrian Refugee Initiative An interdisciplinary approach to improving the effectiveness of humanitarian strategies on health, protection, and human rights in MENA region. Faculty One of the world’s leading centers on humanitarian research and teaching, we have helped to build a knowledge base that is improving global health. Population & Family Health The Program on Forced Migration and Health is part of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health. News and Resources The latest news, reports and stories from the Program on Forced Migration and Health Research Our faculty members lead innovative research projects to improve the health and human rights status of communities. Who We Are Craig Spencer, a new faculty of the Program on Forced Migration and Health, is currently providing medical care to refugees in the Mediterranean sea. Curriculum The Program on Forced Migration and Public Health offers a variety of courses to choose from. Check out our list here! Featured Research Project The Syrian Refugee Initiative, led by Neil Boothby and Zahirah McNatt, brings an interdisciplinary approach to humanitarian strategies.