Sally Davies: Antimicrobial Resistance: A Rising Global Threat

Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health, United Kingdom
Saturday, 14 February 2015: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Room 220C (San Jose Convention Center)
Dr. Sally Davies is the Chief Medical Officer for the United Kingdom, guiding the government on all medical issues, particularly public health. She researched sickle cell disease before becoming involved in research and development in the U.K. National Health Service. As Director-General she established the National Institute for Health Research and is currently responsible for Research and Development within the Department of Health. Davies also represents the U.K. on medical matters as a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Advisory Committee on Health Research, the International Advisory Committee for A*STAR in Singapore, and the Caribbean Health Research Council. An elected fellow of the Royal Society, she has been awarded Dame Commander of the British Empire for services to medicine and is an emeritus professor at Imperial College London.
Sally Davies, U.K. Department of Health
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