Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Emmanuel D’harcourt

Emmanuel d'Harcourt

Emmanuel d'Harcourt

Former Senior Health Director, International Rescue Committee.

Emmanuel d’Harcourt is a pediatrician and public health physician who has worked for the Peace Corps, the Pasteur Institute, and for 17 years with the International Rescue Committee, most recently as the Senior Health Director. He has worked as a clinician, researcher, outbreak responder, and manager. He has lived in Senegal, Bolivia, and Rwanda, and worked in Africa and Asia, focusing on child health, reproductive health, and health systems in communities affected by conflict. He received his MD from Johns Hopkins University and his MPH from Harvard University, and completed a pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Selected Publications

  1. Yolanda Barberá Laínez, Y, Wittcoff, A, Mohamud, A, Amendola, P, Perry, H and d'Harcourt, E. "Insights from Community Case Management Data in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine Hygiene, 2012; vol. 87 no. 5 Suppl 144-150
  2. d'Harcourt, E. and Mulumba, F. "Using Personal Digital Assistants in post-conflict health surveys: Potential and constraints", Global Public Health, 2008 July; 3:3, 326-342
  3. Albonico M, Stoltzfus RJ, Savioli L, Chwaya HM, d'Harcourt E, Tielsch JM. "A controlled evaluation of two school-based anthelminthic chemotherapy regimens on intensity of intestinal helminth infections." International Journal of Epidemiology, 1999 Jun; 28(3):591-6
  4. d’Harcourt, E. and Purdin, S. “War and Public Health” chapter in Maternal and Child Health: Global Challenges, Programs, And Policies. Springer US, 2009