Mohsen Naghavi

Mohsen Naghavi, MD, PhD, MPH, is a Professor of Health Metrics Sciences and Director of Subnational Burden of Disease Estimation at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Since joining IHME in 2008, he has been responsible for estimating different components of the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD). One of his continued areas of focus since GBD 2010 is the calculation of causes of death, especially death due to collective violence, by age, sex, location, and year. In 2015 and 2016, he was named one of the world’s “most influential scientific minds” by Thomson Reuters.


Antibiotic Resistance is a Smoldering Crisis

More than 1.2 million people across the globe died of antibiotic resistant superbugs in 2019


Ending Police Violence in America

It is time Americans hold themselves accountable for preventing police violence and invest in Black communities