Dr. Chris Wilson, Gates Foundation: “Career Paths in Global Health, a Gates Foundation Perspective”

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Oct 4, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location
CHS 53-105

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We are pleased to host Dr. Chris Wilson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation next Thursday, October 4th.  He will be giving a noontime (12pm) lecture on “Translating Science and Technology into New Solutions for Global Health.” In addition to the lecture, he will be leading an evening (6pm) Journal Club discussion on “Career Paths in Global Health.”

RSVP for these events today!

Chris Wilson, M.D.

Director

Discovery & Translational Sciences
Global Health Program

 

Dr. Chris Wilson, Director of the Global Health Discovery and Translational Sciences program, leads a team that targets fundamental scientific and technological advances in global health that could lead to new ways to prevent, treat, and diagnose disease. Wilson is a pediatrician and immunologist. Before joining the Foundation he was at the University of Washington as Chairman of the Department of Immunology and head of the graduate program in immunology, prior to which he lead the Division of Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics. He has also served on a number of national advisory panels, including the Institute of Medicine Vaccine Safety Review Committee (2001-2004) and the National Advisory Council on Child Health and Human Development, NICHD, NIH, and he co-chaired the NIAID US Immunodeficiency Network Pilot Grant Review Committee. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Wilson received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and a medical degree from UCLA. He trained in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital /Harvard Medical School and was a post-doctoral fellow in infectious diseases while performing immunology research at Stanford University.

 

 

Lecture

Thurs, Oct 4th

12-1pm, CHS 53-105

RSVP: click here

Journal Club

Thurs, Oct 4th

6-8pm, MRL 1-441

RSVP: esimmer@mednet.ucla.edu