Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) professor, Dr. Kevin Outterson, has received the 2015 leadership award from the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA).
Dr. Outterson is professor of health law, ethics & human rights at BUSPH and the N. Neal Pike Scholar in Health and Disability Law and co-director of the health law program at Boston University School of Law.
He is the author of groundbreaking models to address the economic challenge of developing new antibiotics, and his scholarship and testimony before the United States Congress catalyzes access to effective treatment of bacterial infections.
“I’m very humbled to be recognized by the people who have been working for so long to try to protect public health,” Dr. Outterson said.
APUA is a Boston-based, global non-governmental organization dedicated to preserving the power of existing antibiotics, prevention, and increasing access to needed new agents and rapid diagnostics.
To read more about the award, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/2015/12/10/global-antibiotics-ngo-honors-professor/