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GW Welcomes Global Health Leader as New Senior Associate Dean

Dr. Adnan A. Hyder, will join the George Washington University (GW) Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) on August 15 as senior associate dean for research and a professor of global health.

[Photo: Dr. Adnan A. Hyder]

Dr. Hyder now serves as the associate chair of the department of international health and director of the health systems program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is also the associate director for global programs at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, and the founding director of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit.

For over 20 years, Dr. Hyder has worked to improve global health in low- and middle-income countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Through this work, he conducted pioneering research on strengthening health systems and capacity building, directed long-term, multi-country projects funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, led innovative research studies on non-communicable conditions, and served as a consultant for organizations like the World Health Organization and the World Bank.

Dr. Hyder has co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed scientific papers and numerous reports on various topics, including world reports on road safety, child health and ethics.

Dr. Hyder received his medical degree at Aga Khan University in Pakistan and completed his MPH and PhD in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

“We are elated to welcome Dr. Hyder to our school,” said Dr. Lynn R. Goldman, the Michael and Lori Milken Dean of Milken Institute SPH. “His outstanding expertise in research and extraordinary commitment to improving people’s lives will guide us toward making a tremendous impact through our research, especially in global health.”

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