MD, DSc, Adjunct Professor,
Harvard School of Public Health
Next generation of health system performance metrics
Dr. Lucas studied medicine at Durham University, England, graduating with honors in 1956 followed by postgraduate training in internal medicine and public health. From 1960 to 1976, he taught internal medicine and public health in Ibadan, Nigeria. He directed the WHO Tropical Diseases Research Program from 1976 to 1986. Later, he became involved in programs for the prevention of maternal morbidity and mortality. In 1990, he was appointed Professor of International Health at Harvard University, and he is currently an adjunct professor at this institution. He serves on expert and advisory committees of various national and international organizations.