About the Speaker

Terrence CollinsTerrence J. Collins PhD, Hon FRSNZ, is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry and the Director of the Institute for Green Science (IGS; http://greenscienceinstitute.org/) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, and is a citizen of both New Zealand and the United States. He holds numerous academic and public awards.

The IGS team, partnered with a large group of multidisciplinary, multinational collaborators, is focused on accurately identifying and finding solutions for the major public health and environmental challenges of everyday-everywhere commercial chemicals.

Past Speakers

2016
"Tackling Global Health in Our Own Backyard"
Jeffrey Brenner, MD
Executive Director of the Camden Coalition

2015
"Global Health Equity: How the Next Generation of Leaders Can Make a Difference"
Barbara Bush
CEO and Co-Founder, Global Health Corps.

2014
"Making Healthcare as Accessible as a Coca-Cola®"
Eric Bing, MD
Senior Fellow & Director of Global Health, George W. Bush Institute, Professor of Global Health, Southern Methodist University, and author of Pharmacy on a Bicycle.

2013
“Biopharmaceutical Industry Impact on the Developed and Developing World”
P. Roy Vagelos
Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO of Merck, and current Chairman of the Board of Regeneron

2012
“Noncommunicable Disease: The Global Challenge”
Sir George Alleyne
Director Emeritus for the Pan American Health Organization

2011
“Saving Children’s Lives: The Millennium Village’s Approach”
Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH
Director of Health for the Millennium Villages Project

2010
“Reaching Out to the World: The Role of Institutional Partnerships” a lecture on the global health response to Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake
Dr. Mirta Roses Periago
Director of the Pan American Health Organization