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Dean's Leadership Guest: A Fireside Chat With Dr. Ashish Jha

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Date & Time Mar 27 2024 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Arthur Lewis Auditorium
Topics Health
Dr. Ashish Jha
Audience Open to the Public

Dr. Ashish JhaDr. Ashish Jha is a globally renowned public health leader currently serving as the Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. A respected physician, Dr. Jha is acclaimed for his expertise in addressing major health issues. Appointed by President Biden as White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator in March 2022, Dr. Jha led initiatives that enhanced treatment and vaccine accessibility, improved testing, and strengthened national stockpiles. 

His pragmatic approach to public health has garnered bipartisan praise for translating complex scientific challenges into actionable improvements. With over 300 publications in esteemed medical journals and a leadership role in pandemic preparedness, Dr. Jha's impact extends globally. Prior to his current role, he held prominent positions at Harvard University, including K.T. Li Professor of Global Health and Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute.


This event is made possible by the Omenn Lecture Fund



For more information, contact Lauren Mosko, Event Manager.

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