Ramsey Lecture

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
12:00 pm
Vet Med 2226


Dr. Guy Palmer

"The Critical Role for Veterinary Medicine in Global Health"

Dr. Guy Palmer

Washington State University

Dr. Guy Palmer holds the Jan and Jack Creighton Endowed Chair in Global Health at Washington State University where he is a Regents Professor of Pathology and Infectious Diseases. The founding director of WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, he currently leads global efforts at the university as the Senior Director of Global Health.

He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2006 for his research in infectious diseases and is a Medical Sciences Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He currently leads disease control programs in east and west Africa and Latin America as well as directing the Robert R. Fast Infectious Disease Laboratory.