Lessons from the Pandemic, a conversation with Dr. Julio Frenk

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Date Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Time 9:30 - 10:30
Speaker(s) Dr. Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami and former Health Minister of Mexico

Time: 9:30am CST   (4:30pm CET)

A fourth-generation physician whose paternal grandparents fled Germany in the early 1930s to build a new life in Mexico, Julio Frenk catalyzed his deep gratitude for the kindness of strangers into a lifelong mission to improve the health, education, and well-being of people around the world.

Dr. Frenk became the sixth president of the University of Miami in August of 2015. Prior to joining the University of Miami, he was the dean for nearly seven years of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development, a joint appointment with the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Julio Frenk served as the Minister of Health of Mexico from 2000 to 2006.

He holds a medical degree from the National University of Mexico, as well as a Master of Public Health and a joint Ph.D. in Medical Care Organization and in Sociology from the University of Michigan and has received honorary degrees from ten universities.

Dr. Julio Frenk has an extensive professional record spanning three decades and a career that has included leadership positions in all relevant aspects of public health and higher education.


This event is organized in collaboration with the IMD Alumni Clubs in the Americas.

Venue Virtual Event on Zoom

Registration Deadline Tuesday, December 01, 2020

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