Dr Paul Farmer presents 2016 Barmes Global Health Lecture at NIH

Poster for November 2016 Barmes lecture, shows drawing of Paul Farmer MD PhD, stethoscope around neck

Dr. Paul Farmer of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School presented the annual David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, on November 16, 2016.

About the Barmes Global Health Lecture

The David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture series honors the late David Edward Barmes, special expert for international health at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

Prior to joining NIDCR, Dr. Barmes, a public health dentist and epidemiologist by training, served in senior management positions related to oral health, health promotion, and non-communicable diseases at the World Health Organization in Geneva. The lecture series was established by the NIDCR and Fogarty in 2001 to honor his lifelong dedication to research aimed at improving health for those in low-income countries.

Past Barmes Lectures

Updated October 16, 2016