Who We Are 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. Our Mission Following the 1994 Rwandan genocide, leaders in the humanitarian community recognized an acute need for the training of humanitarian aid workers. Population & Family Health The Program on Forced Migration on Health is part of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health. Research Our faculty members lead innovative research projects to improve the health and human rights status of communities. People Neil Boothby, Director of the Program on Forced Migration and Health, has focused on the effects of armed conflict and violence on children.