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Global Health: From John Snow to Genome Science

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Air date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 11:00:00 AM
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Category: David E. Barmes - Global Health
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Description: Fogarty International Center and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research present the David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture:

Global Health: From John Snow to Genome Science Sir Mark Walport is Director of the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health, and a partner on NIH’s H3Africa initiative, intended to develop genomics capacity across Africa.

Before joining the Trust, Sir Mark was professor of medicine and head of the division of medicine at Imperial College London. He has been a member of the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology since 2004. He is also a member of the India UK CEO Forum, the UK India Round Table and the advisory board of Infrastructure UK and a non-executive member of the Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research. He is a member of a number of international advisory bodies.

He has undertaken independent reviews for the UK Government on the use and sharing of personal information in the public and private sectors. He received a knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honors List for services to medical research and was elected as Fellow of The Royal Society in 2011. Sir Mark will become the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser on April 1, 2013.

The annual David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture is sponsored by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the Fogarty International Center.

For more information go to http://www.fic.nih.gov/News/Events/Pages/Barmes-Lecture.aspx
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NLM Title: Global health : from John Snow to genome science [electronic resource] / Sir Mark Walport.
Series: David E. Barmes global health lecture
Author: Walport, Mark.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): David E. Barmes global health lecture
Abstract: (CIT): Fogarty International Center and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research present the David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture: Global Health: From John Snow to Genome Science Sir Mark Walport is Director of the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health, and a partner on NIH's H3Africa initiative, intended to develop genomics capacity across Africa. Before joining the Trust, Sir Mark was professor of medicine and head of the division of medicine at Imperial College London. He has been a member of the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology since 2004. He is also a member of the India UK CEO Forum, the UK India Round Table and the advisory board of Infrastructure UK and a non-executive member of the Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research. He is a member of a number of international advisory bodies. He has undertaken independent reviews for the UK Government on the use and sharing of personal information in the public and private sectors. He received a knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honors List for services to medical research and was elected as Fellow of The Royal Society in 2011. Sir Mark will become the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser on April 1, 2013. The annual David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture is sponsored by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the Fogarty International Center.
Subjects: Genomics
Health Status Disparities
Healthcare Disparities
Public Health--history
Socioeconomic Factors
World Health
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: WA 530.1
NLM ID: 101601866
CIT Live ID: 12110
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