Wed30Oct2019Thu31Oct2019Johannesburg, South Africa
Fri01Nov2019Sat02Nov2019Johannesburg, South Africa
Wed20Nov20194-5:30pm55 W 125th Street, Room 708
Implementation science for population health: Novel methods and research in Africa and Asia
Alexander von Humboldt University Professor, Heidelberg University
Director, Heidelberg Institute of Public Health
Dr. Till Baernighausen is Alexander von Humboldt University Professor at Heidelberg University and Director of the Heidelberg Institute of Public Health. He is Senior Faculty at the Wellcome Trust’s Africa Health Research Institute in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Dr. Baernighausen is also Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Faculty Affiliate at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.
Dr. Baernighausen’s research focuses on testing and developing interventions in population health that address healthcare needs, such as HIV and other chronic conditions, in poor countries. Dr. Baernighausen focuses on interventions that can be implemented in resource-poor settings.
He is the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Professor Award, Germany’s most highly-endowed international prize for science, and he has served as PI on multiple NIH Grants. His research has received funding from 3ie, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Andrew Mellon Foundation, ANRS, CHAI, Elton John AIDS Foundation, the German Federal Ministry of Science and Education, the European Commission, GAVI, UNAIDS, UNITAID, USAID, the Wellcome Trust, WHO, World Bank, and Rush Foundation.
Dr. Baernighausen holds doctoral degrees in Population and International Health for Harvard University and History of Medicine from the University of University of Heidelberg. He also holds master degrees in Health Systems Management and Financial Economics from the University of London.
This lecture is hosted by the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health.