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ASTMH and CSIS: Alan J. Magill Malaria Eradication Symposium

April 24, 2017 • 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT

Accelerating to Zero Through Innovation, Policy and Partnerships

At 1:00 p.m. on April 24, 2017, one day before World Malaria Day, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and the Center for Strategic and International Studies will convene the inaugural Alan J. Magill Malaria Eradication Symposium in Washington, DC. The gathering honors the life of the late Dr. Alan J. Magill, who inspired us with his vision of the achievable defeat of malaria.  Alan was former president of ASTMH, director of the malaria program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and program manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The symposium will consist of three panels: progress towards malaria eradication and the critical role of the U.S., innovative science in support of elimination and countering resistance, and the role of the private sector, including faith based organizations, in malaria elimination. 

The event will feature the following personalities:

Mark Dybul (via Video)
Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Senator Chris Coons (via Video)
Marcos Espinal
Director, Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Chris Plowe 
Director, Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland

Patrick Kachur
Chief, Malaria Branch, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Steve Hoffman
Chief Executive and Scientific Officer, Sanaria 
Deena Buford
Global Medical Director, Exxon Mobil 
Sean Callahan
President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services

Margaret McDonnell
Director, Nothing But Nets, UN Foundation 

Event Partners

Katherine E. Bliss
Senior Fellow and Director, Immunizations and Health Systems Resilience, Global Health Policy Center

Audrey Jackson