[act-ma] 12/04 "The Future of Global Health"
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 
<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
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
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDS> department. (from Wikipedia)
635 Commonwealth Avenue, Sargent College Room 101, Boston, MA
Free and open to the public
More information about the Act-MA