Luke Shors

Luke Shors is a researcher, consultant, and writer who focuses on global health and education.  He is currently a consultant for USAID and the World Bank and is interested in topics such as evidence for public policy, health technologies and financing, climate and health, and school health. Luke holds a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he also was a fellow at the Harvard Center on Energy and the Environment. He has a joint MPH/MBA from Johns Hopkins University. In his free time Luke enjoys playing frisbee, practicing tai chi, and being with family. 




Going Viral

An Interview with author Alina Chan on her new book about the origins of COVID-19


Getting School Health Right in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

School nutrition and health programs took a hit during COVID, now it's time to reinforce these school-based safety nets 


Condoms, Cookstoves, Seatbelts, and Face Masks

Forget all the self-righteous, public judgement—let's find better ways to cajole people into wearing face masks


The Trillion-Dollar Question With COVID-19

How significant is climate on coronavirus transmission?


Global Health Needs a New Approach to Evidence Grading

COVID-19 crisis highlights how some important questions have to be answered without the benefit of experimental studies


Waging Another Public Health "War?"

Overreliance on military language in global health risks missing more appropriate, effective and compassionate responses