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Programs in Building Community

Conversations in Global Health

We host world-class leaders and experts from government, non-governmental organizations, universities, foundations and nonprofits in curated conversations where students, faculty and members of our community can learn about making a career, and a life, in global health. Most conversation take place virtually, enabling listeners from around the world to join in.

Upcoming Conversations

Check back for updates on Global Health conversations scheduled for the coming academic year.


Previous Conversations

  • Dr. Patty J. Garcia, former minister of health of Peru | View the recording
  • Dr. Peter Hotez, renowned vaccinologist and tropical disease expert | View the recording
  • Dr. Ayoade Alakija, co-chair of the Africa Union Vaccine Delivery Alliance | View the recording
  • Dr. Paul Farmer, founder of the revolutionary organization Partners in Health | View the recording
  • Steve Davis, Senior Strategy Advisor & Interim Director, China Country Office with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | View the recording
  • Sir Richard Feachem, Professor Emeritus of Global Health and Senior Advisor to the Malaria Elimination Initiative at the Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Muhammad Ali Pate,  Global Director, Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice of the World Bank and the Director of Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF)
  • Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) from 2013 to 2019
  • Dr. Jaime Sepúlveda, the Executive Director of Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Ruth Levine, Global Development & Population DirectorHewlett Foundation
  • Nina Munk, journalist and author
  • Bill Foege, former director of the CDC and dir Carter Center
  • Dr. Jim Kim, a Korean-American physician and anthropologist who served as the 12th President of the World Bank
  • Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme
  • Anita Zaidi, MD, world-renowned pediatrician and director of the enteric and diarrheal diseases program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation