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George B. Craig, Jr. Memorial Banquet and Lecture
Michael Macdonald, PhD Title of lecture: TBD
6:30-8:30 pm (Dinner at 6:30 pm with lecture to follow. To sign up for both, register here. The lecture is free and open to the public.)
As per Dr. Macdonald's WHO website:
Dr. Michael Macdonald is a malaria advisor for the US Agency for International Development, where he manages projects and advises Ministries of Health on public health and mosquito-borne diseases in Africa and Asia.
Dr Macdonald has completed his doctoral work on the ecology of malaria transmission in Pakistan and spent 16 years in Asia with the United Nations and other organizations, working on vector-borne disease and refugee health care programs in several countries.
He’s worked closely with WHO in the development of the Integrated Vector Management initiative, and is co-chair of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, Vector Control Working Group.
Macdonald is a 1977 graduate of the University of Notre Dame who studied under Dr. George B. Craig, Jr., Notre Dame's only member of the National Academy of Sciences.