Stefan Baral is a physician epidemiologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH). Stefan has led epidemiological studies among key populations including men who have sex with men and sex workers in Southern, Eastern, and Western African countries as well as in Central and Southeastern Asia. Stefan acts as the Director of the Key Populations Program for the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at the JHSPH.
Professor of Medicine and Biology at The University of California, Irvine. Formerly Professor, Division of Virology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Currently Associate Director of the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Diseases.
Professor of Entomology, teaches courses in Vector-borne Diseases and Population Genetics, researches the ecology and evolution of invasive species and does extension research on ways to control invasive mosquitoes. B.S. in Biology and Geology from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Geneticist at the Smithsonian then Assistant Curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, joined Rutgers University in 2007.
William H Foege Professor of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Co-Director, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Fellow of the African Academy of Microbiology; Fellow of the infectious Diseases Society of America; President of the International Society of Infectious Diseases; Recipient of John FW Herschel Medal of the Royal Society of South Africa.
Professor of Psychiatry and Clerkship Director. Associate Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan. Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Former Vice-President of the Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations.
Ana Marušić is Professor of Anatomy and Chair of the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health at the University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia.Prof. Marušić is the founder of the Croatian branch of the Cochrane Collaboration. She is on the Steering Group of the EQUATOR Network, an international initiative for promoting transparent and accurate reporting of health research. She is the editor in chief of the Journal of Global Health.
Dr. Miranda is Research Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Director of CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, both at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. Miranda is an elected Fellow of Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Miranda trained in medicine at UPCH and earned a PhD in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Professor of Global Health, University of Southampton, UK and previous Director of the Africa Centre of Health and Population Studies, UKZN, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Honorary Professor of Public Health, WITS, South Africa. Member of the Academy of Sciences, South Africa.
Dean Emeritus & University Distinguished Service Professor of Epidemiology & International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Awards include the Danone International Prize for Nutrition; the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award; the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize, & the Duke Elder International Gold Medal. Past President of the Association of Schools of Public, the 19th Chair of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, & the Chairman of the Lasker Foundation
Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Harold Simon Professor and Chief of the Division of Global Public Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist with expertise in HIV and STD prevention interventions. In 2009, she and her team were awarded the Leadership Award in International Collaboration from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). She also holds a MERIT award from NIDA.