Larry Brilliant, MD, MPH
Chair, Ending Pandemics
Recorded: Monday, April 27th
Join Larry Brilliant, as he shares his perspective on how to think about, deal with, and potentially treat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Larry is the board chair of the nonprofit Ending Pandemics and senior advisor to the Skoll Global Threats Fund. He was previously the head of Google’s philanthropic arm and is co-founder of the Seva Foundation, a nonprofit that has restored vision to more than 5 million people in over 20 countries. He has worked with four presidents, the United Nations, G8, and chaired the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee.
Board-certified in preventive medicine, Larry lived in India for more than a decade working as a United Nations medical officer where he played a key role in the successful World Health Organization smallpox eradication program. In 2006 Larry received the TED Prize for his plan of early detection and early response to global pandemics. He was senior technical advisor for the 2011 pandemic horror film Contagion.
“I see no reason to not believe that a vaccine will be found.
–Larry Brilliant in conversation with The Economist
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