Published: 09/23/2022

Hear Dr. Maldonado speak about “COVID-19 and Monkeypox: Lessons Learned about Pandemic Preparedness and Global Vaccine Equity.”

The latest installment of our Faculty in Focus series, showcasing the work and career path of global health faculty, features Dr. Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD. Dr. Maldonado is a pediatric infectious disease specialist who has helped lead the effort to vaccinate children against COVID-19. Prior to this, she devoted much of her career to combating childhood polio and HIV around the globe. Recently, she was awarded the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association’s J.E.Wallace Sterling Award for Lifetime Achievement in Medicine.

Following the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with Dr. Maldonado, moderated by a student leader from the Organization for Global Health.

Student Moderator

Maryanne Chege – Medical Student | Co-Chair of the Organization for Global Health

Maryanne was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, and moved to the U.S. for college. While in college, she studied Medical Anthropology and Global Health and conducted her senior honors thesis on the ethnography of a cancer ward in Kenya’s main public hospital. As a medical student, she is interested in exploring issues of post-colonial African healthcare systems and spent the summer after her first year working with Global Oncology on a cervical cancer education project in Kenya. 

Event Details

December 5, 2022 | 5:30-7:00pm
NEW LOCATION: Munzer Auditorium Stanford Campus: Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine, 279 Campus Drive West, Room B060, Ground Floor
Dinner will be served