Darja Djordjevic, M.D., Ph.D.


Darja Djordjevic holds an MD PhD from Harvard Medical School and Harvard’s Department of Anthropology, a Master 2 from École normale supérieure and École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France, and AB (highest honors in anthropology) from Harvard College. Her doctoral research and dissertation focused on public oncology infrastructure in Rwanda, which she first became involved with in summer 2010. She received extensive clinical training in hematology/oncology at Harvard’s hospitals, Hôpital Tenon in Paris, and Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence/Butaro Hospital in Rwanda. She did clinical residency in general psychiatry at Yale. In winter 2022, she returned to Harvard as Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology. Her publications have appeared in BioSocieties, Journal of Global Oncology, and Medicine Anthropology Theory. She is Guest Lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda, and Fellow at Brainstorm: The Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation. She is a Clinical Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Nassau University Medical Center in New York, an affiliate of Stony Brook University Hospital and NYU Long Island, and a Fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association in NYC.