Wafaa El-Sadr receives inaugural Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health Honor

Nov 17, 2015

Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, HPTN Co-Principal Investigator, has been named the Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. She is the inaugural recipient of this new endowed professorship.

“Dr. El-Sadr has brought global distinction to the Mailman School and Columbia University, warm collegiality to researchers and public health leaders all over the world, and humanity and empathy to those living with HIV and AIDS,” said Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, dean of the Mailman School and DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice in a statement on the School's website. “It is particularly appropriate that this professorship is named for Dr. Mathilde Krim, a legend in the HIV response.” 

Read more about Dr. El-Sadr's honor on the Mailman School's website.