Trevor Mundel: The Surprising Complexity of Simple Health Solutions and the Importance of Measurement in Global Health

President, Global Health Program Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Saturday, 15 February 2014: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Regency C (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Dr. Mundel is president of the Gates Foundationís efforts in research and development of health solutions, including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics, focusing on health problems that have a major impact in developing countries but get too little attention and funding. He oversees the Global Health Programís work, harnessing innovations in science and technology to fight diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. He joined the foundation in 2011 with a professional background in healthcare. He earned his bachelorís and medical degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He also studied mathematics, logic, and philosophy at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and earned his Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Chicago.
Speaker:
Trevor Mundel, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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