Published: 10/18/2022

Cindy Chew 11/21/14 Eran Bendavid participates in a panel discussion at the Global Health Economics Consortium held at UCSF

Join us for a moderated discussion with Dr. Eran Bendavid, Associate Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Population Health), and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment. In this event co-hosted by Stanford Health Policy, Dr. Bendavid will discuss his work and career path in a presentation titled, “What exactly is policy research? The work behind trying to make sense of a messy world.”

Come with questions!

This conversation is geared towards students interested in learning more about global health career paths.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
Time: 5:30-7:00pm PT
Location: IN PERSON – LKSC 304/5

Dinner will be provided!

About Eran Bendavid

Eran Bendavid, MD MS, is an infectious diseases physician and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine.  He is a senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute, and a faculty fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health. His scholarship explores how environments — social, political, economic, and natural — influence the health of individuals and populations living in lower-income settings. His major areas of interest include (i) the health effects of foreign assistance, (ii) the lasting and indirect effects of armed conflict, and a growing scholarship on (iii) the health consequences of climate and environmental changes in lower- and middle-income countries, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.  He received a B.A. in chemistry and philosophy from Dartmouth College, and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. His residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases were completed at Stanford.


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