"The Quest to Eradicate Malaria: a progress report", featuring Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer, President's Malaria Initiative

Date: 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Rotunda Room, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

The Quest to Eradicate Malaria: a progress report

featuring

Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer

U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, President’s Malaria Initiative

with an introduction by

Dyann Wirth, PhD, Richard Pearson Strong Professor of Infectious Diseases,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 4:00 – 5:30 PM

(reception following)

Rotunda Room, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115

Please register here.

Featured speaker, Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer will discuss the United States’ engagement and strategy in global malaria eradication efforts. Dr. Ashish Jha, Director of Harvard Global Health Institute will moderate a panel discussion with Admiral Ziemer and Harvard malaria experts, Dr. Dyann Wirth, Dr. Regina Rabinovich, and Dr. Jessica Cohen. Topics include strategic health diplomacy, behavioral economics, the global health funding landscape, and the science behind drug-resistant malaria. 

Program

Welcome: Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Associate Faculty Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Introduction: Dyann Wirth, PhD

Keynote: Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer 

Panel discussion:

Moderated by Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, Faculty Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; K.T. Li Professor of Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Panelists

Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer

Jessica Cohen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Regina Rabinovich, MD, MPH, ExxonMobil Malaria Scholar in Residence, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dyann Wirth, PhD

 

Event flyer, program and speaker bios attached. Please register here.

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