CHHS Announces Keynote Speaker for 2017 Graduation Celebration

Dr. Julie Pavlin, the Director of the Board on Global Health at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will provide the keynote address for the 2017 CHHS Spring Graduation Celebration.

Prior to joining the National Academies, she was the Research Area Director for Emerging Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance and Deputy Research Area Director for HIV at the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program of the Uniformed Services University.

Pavlin is a retired Colonel in the US Army and previous assignments included the Chief of the Global Emerging Infections Department at the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences in Bangkok, Thailand. There, she developed surveillance programs for infectious diseases in Asia. She also served as the Chief of the Field Studies Department at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research where she played a pivotal role in developing the Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-based Epidemics (ESSENCE).

Pavlin received her BA from Cornell University, her MD from Loyola University, her MPH from Harvard University and her PhD in Emerging Infectious Diseases at the Uniformed Services University.