Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell

Professor of Global Health, Duke University

United States of America

Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, PhD, is professor of global health at the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research. She has a PhD in clinical-community psychology from Arizona State University. Rae Jean studies the wellbeing of people who are servant-hearted and called to their work; her studies include clergy, medical providers, the caregivers of orphaned and separated children, and teachers. With the benefit of close partnerships, she collaborates on research in multiple countries, including Kenya, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, and the United States. The wellbeing of teachers is special to her; her mother and grandmother combined taught primary and secondary school for 50 years.