Antoine Flahault, MD

Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Antoine Flahault, MD, PhD in biomathematics, is 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 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), co-director of the European Academic Global Health Alliance (EAGHA), president of the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA). 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). He was elected corresponding member at Académie Nationale de Médecine (Paris). He has chaired in 2016 the World Health Summit, the M8 Alliance, and in 2016 and 2018 the Geneva Health Forum. Last February 2018, he had 264 scientific publication referenced in Medline.