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COVID-19: Why You Should Now Care Even More about Global Health


This Enrichment Series webinar hosted by the Center of Translational Research, will feature Richard Skolnik, M.P.A., as our guest lecturer.

Richard Skolnik, M.P.A., has more than 40 years of experience in international development and global health. Richard is also the author of the widely used college textbook Global Health 101, Fourth Edition and the instructor of a massive open online course on Coursera called Essentials of Global Health.

Richard spent 25 years at the World Bank, retiring as the Director for Health and Education for the South Asia Region. While at the World Bank, Richard was deeply involved in education, especially for marginalized children in West Africa and India. He was also extensively involved in work on women and children’s health, communicable disease control, and health systems financing and development, largely in the South Asia region. 

After retiring from the World Bank in 2001 Richard was the Director of the Center for Global Health at The George Washington University, where he taught undergraduate global health courses. 

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