[act-ma] 12/04 "The Future of Global Health"

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Mon Dec 3 05:53:17 PST 2007

  12/4/2007: Annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture,

   "The Future of Global Health"


Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the 
Setterberg Lounge at 5:00 p.m.


Annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture, "The Future of Global Health" 


Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D./Co-founder of Partners in Health

He co-founded the nonprofit medical organization Partners in Health 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partners_in_Health> together with Dr. Paul 
Farmer <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Farmer>. In 2003 he received a 
MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant, in 2005, he was recognized as one 
of America's Best Leaders [1] 
<http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/051031/31intro.htm> and in 
2006, he was listed as one of the top 100 most influential people by 
/Time Magazine/ 

He is a Professor of Medicine and Social Medicine and Chair of the 
Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_Medical_School>, Chief of the 
Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities at Brigham and 
Women's Hospital, Director of the Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for 
Health and Human Rights and a former director of the World Health 
Organization <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Health_Organization> 
HIV <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV>/AIDS 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDS> department.  (from Wikipedia)


Boston University
635 Commonwealth Avenue, Sargent College Room 101, Boston, MA

Free and open to the public

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