October 24, 2013
Before a standing-room-only audience, HSPH Dean Julio Frenk presented Centennial Medals to former U.S. President Bill Clinton; Jim Yong Kim, MD ’91, PhD ’93, president of the World Bank Group; and Gro Harlem Brundtland, MPH ’65, former prime minister of Norway and former director-general of the World Health Organization. Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, received the inaugural Next Generation Award.
From left, former president Bill Clinton; former WHO director-general Gro Harlem Brundtland, MPH ’65; World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, MD ’91, PhD ’93; Clinton Foundation vice chair Chelsea Clinton; Dean Julio Frenk.
“If in every… area of our common life we can look at the facts, see the humanity behind it, and establish networks of cooperation, all the world’s problems are easily within our reach.” –Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton with HSPH Campaign co-chairs Jonathan Lavine, MBA ’92, and Jeannie Lavine, AB ’88, MBA ’92.
HSPH Dean Julio Frenk and Chelsea Clinton, recipient of the Harvard School of Public Health Next Generation Award.
Harvard School of Public Health Next Generation Award
“Please do yourself the favor of tackling at some point in your life–and the sooner the better–the most difficult, seemingly intractable problem you can find.” –Jim Yong Kim, MD ’91, PhD ’93
“Global health is linked to human rights. It’s linked to education… It’s also linked to the envrionmental concerns that we are creating in the way we are dealing, as human beings, with each other and with the planet.” –Gro Harlem Brundtland, MPH ’65
Harvard School of Public Health Centennial Medal
Paul Farmer, MD ’90, PhD ’90, co-founder of Partners in Health; Rwanda Minister of Health Agnes Binagwaho; Board of Dean’s Advisors (BDA) member Christy Turlington Burns.
BDA members Matthew and Monika McLennan.
BDA member Gerald Chan, SM ’75, SD ’79 with James Stevens Simmons Professor of Radiobiology, Emeritus John B. Little.
Chair of the Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases Gökhan Hotamisligil, PhD ’94, with Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey
William Crozier, MBA ’63, and Nutrition Round Table member Ronald Curhan, MBA ’57, DBA ’71.
Mollye Block, and Sumner Feldberg, AB ’45, MBA ’49, and Esther Feldberg.
Afghanistan Minister of Public Health Suraya Dalil, MPH ’05; Leeda Rashid, MPH ’09; Campaign Committee and BDA member Roslyn B. Payne, MBA ’70.
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