Karl Blanchet

Prof. Karl Blanchet

Full Professor, Director of the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies


Professor Karl Blanchet is the Director of the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, and professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva. Professor Blanchet has been working in health systems research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine since 2010 and was appointed as the co-director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre in 2016. Professor Blanchet’s research focuses on resilience issues in global health, specifically in post-conflict and conflict-affected countries. He has developed innovative research approaches based on complexity science and system thinking, and is currently focused on developing and testing people-centred methodological approaches for refugee populations in the Middle East.

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