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Conversations in Global Health: Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

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Stanford University School of Medicine Li Ka Shing Building, Room 130 291 Campus Drive 94305

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Please join Senior Associate Dean of Global Health, Michele Barry, MD, FACP and the Stanford global health community for the final installment of the Conversations in Global Health Series for the 2012-2013 academic year. Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD will be interviewed by Paul Costello, the School of Medicine's chief communications officer.

Ambassador Goosby serves as the United States Global AIDS Coordinator, leading all U.S. Government international HIV/AIDS efforts. In this role, the Ambassador oversees implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), as well as U.S. Government engagement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Ambassador Goosby also leads the new Office of Global Health Diplomacy at the Department of State. He has over 25 years of experience with HIV/AIDS, ranging from treating patients at San Francisco General Hospital, as the first Director of the Ryan White Care Act, and various national leadership roles during the Clinton Administration.