Rony Brauman, MD, the director of research at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Foundation and professor at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester is the keynote speaker for the 11th Annual Richard and Janet Southby Distinguished Lectureship in Comparative Health Policy held at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health on April 24, 2019.
Brauman’s talk, “The Humanitarian Principles: Flag or Compass?” was followed by a panel discussion featuring:
- Ramin Asgary, MD, MPH - Associate Professor of Global Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health
- Michael Barnett, Ph.D. - University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science, Elliott School of Internation Affairs
- Rosa Celorio, JD - Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies, GW Law
- Michael Toole, AM, MBBS - Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Brauman was one of the original sponsors at Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders, an organization devoted to providing medical aid where it is needed most in a manner that is independent, neutral and impartial.
The annual Southby Lecture in Comparative Health Policy is made possible by a generous gift from Drs. Richard and Janet Southby.