Pegasus Institute | Humanitarian Response in a Post-COVID-19 World: What Will it Look Like?
ABOUT THE SPEAKER | Dr. Paul Spiegel, MD, MPH
Dr. Paul Spiegel is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and Professor of Practise in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he lectures and undertakes research in humanitarian emergencies. Previously, Dr. Spiegel was the Deputy Director of the Division of Programme Support and Management at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). He was also Chief of the Public Health and HIV Section (2002-2012) and the Refugee Agency’s Global HIV Coordinator for UNAIDS (2004-2016).
Before UNHCR, Dr. Spiegel worked as a Medical Epidemiologist in the International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He has worked with numerous organizations including Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) and Médecins du Monde (MDM) in refugee settings in Kenya and DRC, the Canadian Red Cross, the Pan American Health Organisation, and the Centre for Victims of Torture in Toronto.
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