Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 2:00pm to 3:00am
Maginnes Hall, Room 111
9 W Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015
A candidate for our Faculty Global Health Teaching position has held senior positions and is currently a principal visiting fellow and most recently a visiting research fellow. A tenured faculty in legal studies and public affairs and global health leadership officer they worked on the review of the International Health Regulations (IHR) in the Communicable Diseases Cluster of WHO. They have served as a consultant of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on “governance of Anti-microbial Resistance”, and trade and food safety involving field missions. They were a member of the United Nations Inter-Agency Taskforce on Non-communicable Diseases, and have served a visiting professor at a number of international universities. The candidate was recently appointed to the WHO Expert Committee to review the International Health Regulations by the Director-General of WHO. They serve on the various editorial boards and is an author and editor of serveral books, and several publications on global health governance, health security and diplomacy, and regulatory issues in pandemic preparedness.
Global Experiential Talk: "International Education Programs and Partnerships: Experience and Vision"
The presentation is based on experience leading global health and development education programs and partnerships during their 12-year career in senior research, teaching, and management roles at the United Nations University. Established in 1972, the UN University is the think-tank of the United Nations system with a mission to “contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States”. In 5 decades of its history, the mission of UNU has evolved through the activities of its 14 research and training institutes located in 12 countries. Based on their 12-year experience at UN University, this presentation discusses the potential pathways towards developing the international education programs and partnerships for the College of Health and the Office of International Affairs at Lehigh.