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March 19, 2019

Combating Epidemics in a New Global Health Landscape

Showing the Combating Epidemics in a New Global Health Landscape Video

The UN’s goal of eliminating AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 positions the global health community at a pivotal moment, riding the successes of antiretroviral treatments and combating the remaining gaps in care. Dr. Mark Dybul discussed what the future of ending global epidemics will look like amidst the changing global health landscape.

The Hon. Mark Dybul, M.D., is the faculty co-director for Georgetown's Center for Global Health and Quality. A well-recognized global health expert and humanitarian, Dr. Dybul served as executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

Maeve McKean is a lawyer who works at the intersections of global health and human rights. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, jointly earning a law degree from the Law Center and a master’s degree from the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

John Monahan is the senior advisor for global health to President John J. DeGioia; senior fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy; and senior scholar, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

This event was part of Georgetown’s Conversations in Global Health course, which brings leaders in global health to Georgetown to discuss their careers and work. These structured conversations, led by John Monahan and Maeve McKean, are open to all faculty, students, and staff.