Pr Antoine Flahault
Director of the Institute of Global Health, HUG
Antoine Flahault MD, PhD in biomathematics, is full professor of public health at Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva where he is the founding director of the Institute of Global Health, at Campus Biotech (since Jan. 2014). He has been elected as deputy director of the Swiss School of Public Health (Zürich) in 2019. He has been appointed founding director of the French School of Public Health (EHESP, Rennes, 2007-2012), co-director of Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin (Université Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité) up to 2014, co-director of the European Academic Global Health Alliance (EAGHA) up to 2017, president of the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA) up to 2018. He has conducted his research in mathematical modelling of communicable diseases; has chaired the WHO collaborative Centre for electronic disease surveillance; has coordinated research on Chikungunya in Indian Ocean and in French Caribean Islands (Inserm Prize, 2006); was scientific curator of a large exhibition Epidemik, la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris, Rio and Sao Paulo, 2009-2013); was member of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force (2020-21). He chairs the High-Level Expert Group on COVID-19 and Monkeypox at WHO-Europe (2021-22). He was elected corresponding member at Académie Nationale de Médecine (Paris). He has chaired in 2016 the World Health Summit, the M8 Alliance, and since 2016 the Geneva Health Forum. He has more than 350 scientific publication referenced in Medline.