Director of the Institute of Global Health
Antoine Flahault MD, PhD in biomathematics. He has been appointed as full professor of public health at Paris in 2002. He was the founding director of the French School of Public Health (EHESP, Rennes, 2007-2012). He is 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 (Inserm Prize, 2006; was scientific curator of a large exhibition Epidemik, la Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (Paris, Rio and Sao Paulo). In January 2014, he has been appointed as professor of public health at School of Medicine, University of Geneva where he is the founding director of the Institute of Global Health. He was elected corresponding member at Académie Nationale de Médecine (Paris). Last January 2014, he had more than 235 scientific publication referenced in Medline.