This talk is part of the Greenberg Distinguished Speaker Series.
Dr. Unni Karunakara will draw on his personal and professional experience as a leader, a humanitarian worker and physician to share insights on what a leader needs when dealing with crisis situations.
The language of the event will be English.
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Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at Yale University
Dr. Unni Karunakara was International President of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from 2010-2013. He has been a humanitarian worker and a public health professional for more than two decades, with extensive experience in the delivery of health care to populations affected by conflict, disasters, epidemics, and neglect in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
Dr. Karunakara was a Senior Fellow of the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University from 2014-2017. He has held various academic and research fellowships at universities in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Germany and the United Kingdom, focusing on the demography of forced migration and the delivery of health care to neglected populations affected by conflict, disasters and epidemics.
Dr. Karunakara is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at Yale University and a Shinhan Distinguished Visiting Professor at Yonsei University in Korea.