The Global Health Studies Program at the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will present its Spring 2021 Global Health Speaker Series. The series—organized by Jackson Professor Catherine Panter-Brick and Jackson lecturer Cara Fallon—examines transformative relationships between health and a range of fields including public policy, law, technology, international relations, scientific research, economy, journalism, and more.
Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO of GAVI Vaccine Alliance, will discuss global health & new technologies.
A medical doctor and infectious disease epidemiologist, Dr Seth Berkley joined Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance as its CEO in August 2011, spearheading its mission to protect the world’s poorest children by improving access to new and underused vaccines. Dr. Berkley is co-leading the Vaccines Pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, working to develop and distribute a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine globally.
Please register in advance on Zoom; LINK TO REGISTER.
The Zoom webinar will include introductory remarks by Professor Panter-Brick (Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs) and Professor Robert Hecht (Professor of Clinical Epidemiology), a brief presentation by Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO of GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance on global vaccine distribution, followed by audience Q&A moderated by Jackson lecturer Cara Fallon.