WHS Leadership

Presidents

Hélène Boisjoly
Dean
Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal
Canada
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Detlev Ganten
Chairman of the Board, Charité Foundation
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany
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Former Presidents

Antoine Flahault, 2016
Director
Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva

Shunichi Fukuhara, 2015
Dean
School of Public Health, Kyoto University
Japan

José Otávio Costa Auler Jr., 2014
Dean
University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil

John Eu-Li Wong, 2013
Chief Executive
National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore

Michael J. Klag, 2012
Dean
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Steve Wesselingh, 2011
Dean
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Stephen K. Smith, 2010
Pro Rector, Health
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Axel Kahn, 2009
Dean
Sorbonne Paris Cité, France

WHS Scientific Committee

The WHS Scientific Committee consists of the M8 Alliance Executive Committee and these members of the WHS Council:

Co-Chairs

Hélène Boisjoly
Dean
Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal
Canada

Stefan Kaufmann
Director
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany


Rifat Atun
Director, Global Health Systems Cluster
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

David de Kretser
Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology
Monash University, Australia

Bärbel-Maria Kurth
Director, Epidemiology and Health Monitoring
Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), Germany
(c) Robert Koch-Institut / Dugnus

Klaus Lindpaintner
VP and Global Head
Human Genetics and Computational Biomedicine, Pfizer Inc., USA

Eduardo Pisani
Executive Director
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, Switzerland


Erich R. Reinhardt
Chair of the Board
Medical Valley EMN e.V., Germany

Heinz Riederer
Managing Director
iNG innovation. Nachhaltigkeit. Gesundheit, Germany

Günter Stock
President
All European Academies (ALLEA), Germany

WHS Ambassadors

(in alphabetical order)

Manfred Dietel
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Eckart von Hirschhausen
Medical Doctor and Cabaret
Germany

Heinz Riederer
Managing Director
iNG innovation. Nachhaltigkeit. Gesundheit, Germany

Reinhard Schäfers
Former German Ambassador
Germany

Charles Yankah
Chairman
Afrika Kulturinstitut e.V., Berlin, Germany

Rainer Sauerborn
Director
Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany

Council

Ala Alwan
Regional Director, Eastern Mediterranean
World Health Organization

Rifat Atun
Director, Global Health Systems Cluster
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Gerd Binnig
Director
Definiens AG

Zulfiqar Bhutta
Chair, Global Child Health
University of Toronto

Erwin Böttinger
CEO
Berlin Institute of Health

James Chau
Anchorman, CCTV News
UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador

Pierre Corvol
Professor, Experimental Medicine
Collège de France

Thomas Cueni
Manager
Interpharma

Manfred Dietel
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Gudrun Doll-Tepper
Vice President Education
German Olympic Sports Confederation

Georg Duda
Director, Julius Wolff Institut
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Klaus Dugi
Corporate Sen. Vice President Medicine
Boehringer Ingelheim

Thomas Eschenhagen
Director
German Centers for Health Research (DZG)

Timothy G. Evans
Director, Health Nutrition & Population
The World Bank

Armin Fidler
President
European Health Management Association

Tedros Ghebreyesus
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Jörg Hacker
President
German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Andy Haines
Professor, Public Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Zsuzsanna Jakab
Regional Director, Europe
World Health Organization

Stefan Kaufmann
Director
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Ilona Kickbusch
Director, Global Health Program
Graduate Institute Geneva

David de Kretser
Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology
Monash University

Bärbel-Maria Kurth
Director, Epidemiology and Health Monitoring
Robert Koch-Institut (RKI)

Klaus Lindpaintner
VP and Global Head
Human Genetics and Computational Biomedicine, Pfizer Inc.

Philippe Meyer
Emeritus Professor
French Academy of Sciences

Joel Menard
Professor, Faculty of Medicine
University Paris Descartes

Jürgen Mlynek
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH

Tikki Pang
Visiting Professor for Public Policy
National University of Singapore

Andreas Penk
Head
Pfizer Oncology Europe, Africa, and Middle East

Eduardo Pisani
Executive Director
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Wolfgang Plischke
Member of the Board of Management
Evotec AG

Martina Poetschke-Langer
Director, Cancer Prevention
German Cancer Research Center

Olivier Raynaud
Independent Advisor

Erich R. Reinhardt
Chair of the Board
Medical Valley EMN e.V.

Heinz Riederer
Managing Director
iNG innovation.Nachhaltigkeit.Gesundheit

Matthias Scheller
CEO
Albertinen-Diakoniewerk

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
Director,
Potsdam Institute for Climate Change Research

Thomas Sommer
Deputy Scientific Director
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)

Günter Stock
President
All European Academies (ALLEA)

Timo Ulrichs
Head, Tuberculosis Division
Koch-Metschnikow-Forum

Susanne Weber-Mosdorf
Former Assistant Director General
World Health Organization

Sonja Weinreich
Senior Health Advisor
Bread for the World

Vera Zylka-Menhorn
Senior Medical Editor
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