The CUGH Speakers Bureau contains a list of speakers institutions may wish to contact if they are seeking subject matter experts to speak on a particular topic.

Speakers have been vetted by the CUGH Research Committee. CUGH does not offer honorariums or travel reimbursement for members of the Speakers Bureau. Institutions requesting a particular speaker must engage that speaker directly to make the appropriate arrangements.

Speaker NameInstitutionTopic(s)
Jennifer AdamsUS Agency for International Development
Mary AltpeterUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Mark AnserminoUniversity of British ColumbiamHealth
Clare BarringtonUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillLatino health/migration, HIV, Sex workers & their partners, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Qualitative methods, Social networks, MSM, Transgender women
Margaret BentleyUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Timothy BrewerUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Pierre BuekensTulane University
Benjamin ChiUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillGlobal women’s health, Ob/Gyn, Zambia, Malawi, PMTCT
Myron CohenUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillHIV/AIDS, Treatment as Prevention, Malawi, China
Joseph DanielsCharles Drew University of Medicine And ScienceGlobal LGBT health
Kristie EbiUniversity of WashingtonClimate Change and Global Health
Wafaa El-SadrColumbia University
William FischerUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillEbola, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Liberia
Abraham FlaxmanUniversity of WashingtonGlobal Burden of Disease – Methodology
Yvonne FloresUniversity of California, Los AngelesLiver disease among Mexicans in US & Mexico, HPV & cervical cancer in US & Mexico, Mexican healthcare system, Health care issues that affect Mexicans and other Latinos
Pierre FournierUniversity of Montreal
Patricia GarciaCayetano Heredia University
David GereUniversity of California, Los AngelesArt & Global Health, Sexual Health Education
Nancy GlassJohns Hopkins UniversityViolence against women & girls, Intimate partner violence, Housing & public policy -> well-being of women and children, Health disparities, Social determinants of health
Vivian GoUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillHIV/AIDS, Injection Drug Users/HIV, Prevention, Vietnam, Implementation Science
Lawrence GostinGeorgetown UniversityGlobal health law
Liz GrantUniversity of Edinburgh
Jim HerringtonUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillCounterfeit medicines, Malaria, Global Experience, NIH, CDC
Michelle HolmMayo ClinicGlobal Health Pharmacy, initiating partnerships, sustainable educational initiatives, Haiti
King Holmes
University of Washington
Vikas KapilCenters for Disease Control
Jay KeaslingUniversity of California, Berkeley
Leeka KheifetsUniversity of California, Los AngelesMobile Phones, EMF, Power lines, Airport security, Mmwave technology, Smart meters
Robert Kim-FarleyUniversity of California, Los AngelesCommunicable disease control, Epidemiology
Michael KramerMcGill UniversityPrematurity, LBW, Baby-friendly hospitals
Ann KurthYale University
Charles LarsonCanadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
James MacinkoUniversity of California, Los AngelesHealth systems, Primary care, Health policy in Latin America
Suzanne MamanUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillDomestic violence prevention, VCT/HIV, Tanzania, South Africa
Shannon MarquezThe Columbia University Center for Undergraduate Global Engagement
Keith MartinConsortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)
Kelly McQueenUniversity of WisconsinGlobal surgery/anesthesia deficit
Steve MeshnikUniversity of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Malaria, Vector-borne diseases, DRC, Malawi 
Aydogan OzcanUniversity of California, Los AngelesMobile phone based medical imaging, sensing and diagnostics, Educational games for medical diagnosis
Madhukar PaiMcGill UniversityTuberculosis, Global Health Diagnostics, Quality of healthcare in India, Access to diagnostic technologies
Clare PainUniversity of TorontoGlobal Mental Health
Audrey PettiforUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillSexual risk, STI/HIV prevention, Social epidemiology, South Africa, SSA
Peter PiotLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineInfectious Disease
Thomas QuinnJohns Hopkins University
Rohit RamaswamyUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillImplementation Science, Human-centered design, Monitoring and evalutation, Ghana, India, Quality improvement
Anne RimoinUniversity of California, Los AngelesInfectious Disease, Monkey Pox, Ebola
Jonathan RippIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiCapacity building in GH programs
Sharon RudyUSAID Global Health Fellows Program II, Public Health Institute
The business of global health, Program management, What it takes to be successful in global health, Key competencies in global health careers, What employers think about the academic preparation of global health professionals, Career planning, How to work with USAID 
Jenny SamaanAssociation of American Medical Colleges Global Health electives for medical students, Cross-cultural preparation for study abroad, International student mobility, Developing and maintaining international partnerships, The role of culture in international networks, Collaborating across cultures, Internationalization at Host Institutions
Nelson Sewankambo
Kenneth SherrUniversity of WashingtonImplementation Science and Global Health
Jeremy ShiffmanAmerican UniversityAgenda-setting in health policy, Health policy process, Global governance of health
Ilene SpeizerUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillReproductive health, Family planning, Monitoring and evalutation, Nigeria, India, Senegal, Kenya
Jeffrey StringerUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillGlobal women’s health, Ob/Gyn, Zambia, Malawi, PMTCT
Jay SwaminathanUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillGlobal Supply chain, Logistics, China, India, Kenya
Elizabeth WileyJohns Hopkins UniversityTrade and Health, Global Health Governance
Muhammad ZamanBoston University
Stanley ZlotkinUniversity of TorontoMicronutrient powders

Emerging Speakers

Speaker NameInstitutionTopic(s)
Marie Lina ExcellentUniversity of North Carolina Chapel HillHIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, Health Equity, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
Nathan LoUCSFImplementation of Health Technologies, Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases – Focus on Neglected Tropical Diseases
Grégoire LurtonUniversity of WashingtonHealth Information Systems, Global Health Metrics, Implementation Science
Edema OjomoMcKinsey & CompanyEnabling Environments, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WaSH) technologies and systems, Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation of WaSH systems, Household water treatment and safe storage, Water Safety Plans, Governance in the Water Sector
Sebastian Bernardo Shu YipUniversidad Peruana Cayetano HerediaGlobal Surgery, Epidemiologic Studies, General Surgery