At the 2023 Consortium of Universities in Global Health (CUGH) meeting, two Bay Area Global Health Alliance members were honored for their extended commitment to the field of global health.
Dr. Michele Barry, Stanford University‘s senior associate dean of global health, was given the Distinguished Leadership Award for her extraordinary contributions to global health. It is the highest honor given by CUGH. Read more here.
Michael Reid, assistant professor of medicine, UCSF, co-director of STRIPE HIV, director of the IGHS Center for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, and a former co-chair of the IGHS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee received the Thomas Hall-Nelson Sewankambo Mid-Career Leadership Award. The award recognizes excellence in global health education, research, advocacy, and service; working with colleagues in resource-poor settings; and strong leadership. Reid significantly expanded training and education activities for public health workers in San Francisco and throughout California during the COVID-19 pandemic.