Dean Michelle Williams elected to Americares Board of Directors

Michelle Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of Americares. The board oversees all aspects of the health-focused relief organization’s health programs, including its disaster response work and support for 4,000 under-resourced hospitals and health clinics worldwide.

“I am thrilled and honored to join the Board of Directors of Americares and help advance its public health mission,” said Williams in a July 29, 2021, Americares press release. “The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how invaluable it is to invest in both upstream and downstream health solutions, and I look forward to advancing Americares’ strategic, global efforts to advance a healthier and more equitable world for all.”

Americares helps communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters; increase access to medicine and medical supplies; improve and expand clinical services; prevent disease; and promote good health.

Read the Americares press release: Michelle Williams Joins Americares Board of Directors