Mark Smolinski

President, Ending Pandemics, USA

Mark S. Smolinski is the president of Ending Pandemics. Mark brings 25 years of experience in applying innovative solutions to improve disease prevention, response, and control across the globe. He is leading a well-knit team-bringing together technologists; human, animal, and environmental health experts; and key community stakeholders to co-create tools for early detection, advanced warning, and prevention of pandemic threats. He was the chief medical officer and director of Global Health Threats at the Skoll Global Threats Fund in San Francisco from 2012-2017. Mark's past work includes the start-up, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), the National Academy of Medicine, and Advisor to the World Health Organization and the U.S. Surgeon General. He also led an 18-member expert committee of the National Academy of Medicine on the 2003 landmark report "Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response. He is a medical doctor trained at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is Board Certified in preventive medicine and public health from the University of Arizona in Tucson.


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