Beyond Grey Pinstripes

     

Activity

     

Challenges to Humanitarian Action (2010)

Month: 

April

Year: 

2010

Activity Type

Speaker

The Schneider Institutes for Health Policy and the Institute for Global Health and Development presentDr. Unni Karunakara, president-elect for Doctors Without Borders, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Dr. Karunakara is assistant professor at the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. He went on his first humanitarian mission to Ethiopia with MSF in 1995. Dr. Karunakara worked in the medical department of MSF's Amsterdam office for several years and was the medical director for MSF's Access to Essential Medicines Campaign. He is currently vice president of the MSF's US Board of Directors and is president-elect of MSF's International Council.