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Lunch seminar: "Pathways to public health: military and government service" - David Blazes, MD, MPH & Kim Bonner, MPA '08 *12

Dec 10, 2013 12:15PM to 01:00PM
Robertson Hall 015
Audience: 
Restricted to Princeton University
Speaker(s): 
David Blazes, MD, MPH & Kim Bonner, MPA '08 *12
Sponsor: 

This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Health and Wellbeing.

David Blazes is a physician who works at the intersection of global public health and international security. He graduated from the US Naval Academy and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has published over 70 manuscripts in the scientific and policy literature. He has served on the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats, the Infectious Disease Society of America’s Global Public Health Committee/Pandemic Influenza Task Force and several National Security Staff/interagency working groups dealing with global health security and health diplomacy. Kimberly Bonner '08 *12 is a research associate with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Access Campaign. She comes to Princeton from Geneva, Switzerland where she was working with MSF’s Access Campaign on systematic reviews, pricing reports for HIV diagnostics, and a landscape analysis on vaccine adaptation in clinical development. She received Masters in Public Affairs (MPA) from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and was selected as one of the inaugural recipients of the Scholars in the Nations’ Service Initiative fellowship where she worked within Tanzania’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on a national malaria bed net distribution. Her research focuses on incentivizing vaccine adaptation, providing price transparency for HIV diagnostics, and generating a rigorous evidence base through systematic reviews. Lunch will be served. Audience: This event is for students, faculty and staff only. RSVP required. Non-WWS students: to RSVP, email chw@princeton.edu by December 2nd. WWS students will receive a separate invitation on the week prior to the event.