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Health Care Challenges in the U.S. and China

Friday, January 11, 2019

Hosted by Yale School of Public Health.

Time and Location

Friday, 01/11/2019

Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)

The Speaker

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Sten Vermund, MD, PhD
Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health

Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD, is Dean of the Yale School of Public Health, the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. Prior to joining Yale in 2017, Dr. Vermund was the Amos Christie Chair in Global Health and Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University. He founded and directed the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and served as Vanderbilt’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Health and Vice President for Global Health for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Vermund is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the AAAS. He ranks among the top U.S. academics for NIH grant resources over his career. He has founded two non-governmental organizations: Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) and Friends in Global Health in Mozambique and Nigeria.

Dr. Vermund has been recognized with the NIAID/NIH/PHS/DHHS Meritorious Service Award, the DHHS Public Health Service Superior Service Award, the Richardson Award for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Care Research, the Velji Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Global Health, the Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Invitation-only Event