The Global Health Visiting Speaker Series brings experts from around the world to Washington University in St. Louis to speak on global health topics.
This event is free and open to everyone.
About the speaker
George A. Mensah, MD, FACC, FAHA
Director, Center for Translation Research & Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Mensah’s primary focus is in the application of implementation and systems science approaches to address research translation gaps in order to maximize health impact in the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and the elimination of health inequities.
Dr. Mensah is a clinician-scientist trained in internal medicine and the subspecialty of cardiovascular diseases. His professional experience includes 17 years of public service between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has had management experience as a chief of cardiology; head of a clinical care department; and the Surgeon General’s nominee to the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology as governor for public health.
Event Sponsors: Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health