The 5th Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Lord Soulsby of Swaffham of Prior, MRCVS, DVSM, MA, C.Biol.,F.I. Biol., DSC (Hon)

Lord Soulsby of Swaffham of Prior is a distinguished microbiologist and parasitologist.  He has been a Fellow of Wolfson College Cambridge since 1978, and was Professor of Animal Pathology at the University of Cambridge from 1978 to 1993.  His 2004 lecture was titled “Zoonoses, Old and New…the price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”

10th Annual Bourne Lecture Delivered by Sir Graeme Robertson Dawson Catto

Sir Graeme Catto, MD, DSc, FRCP, FmedSci, FRSE, currently serves as President of the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom.  He is also Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Aberdeen and Consultant Nephrologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.  He gave his 2003 lecture titled “The Function of the GMC in the United Kingdom.”

The 4th Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Professor David Molyneux, MA, PhD, DSc, FIBiol

Professor David Molyneux is Director of the Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2000 and Professor of Tropical Health Sciences at The University of Liverpool.  He has recently become involved in parasitic and vector borne disease control programs advising the World Health Organization on trypanosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis and malaria control. His 2003 lecture was titled “Success and Failure in Parasitic Disease Control: Lessons Learned?”

9th Annual Bourne Lecture Delivered by Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior

The distinguished microbiologist and parasitologist Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, MRCVS, DVSM, MA, C.Biol., F.I. Biol., DSc (Hon), has been a Fellow of Wolfson College Cambridge since 1978, and was Professor of Animal Pathology at the University of Cambridge from 1978 to 1993.  His 2002 lecture was titled “Veterinary Medicine – A Comparative Science.”

The 3rd Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Lord Walton of Detchant, MBBS, MD, DSc, MA (Oxon), FRCP

Lord Walton of Detchant has made significant contributions to the study of neurology and founded the Muscular Dystrophy Laboratories at Newcastle General Hospital.  His phenotypic classification of muscle disease laid the foundation for subsequent studies in molecular genetics. His 2002 lecture was titled “A Doctor in the House.”

8th Annual Bourne Lecture Delivered by Dr. William H. Foege

William H. Foege, MD, MPH, joined the CDC in and was director from 1977 – 1983.  He also served as executive director of the Carter Center from 1986 – 1992, and now serves as Senior Medical Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Program.  His 2001 lecture was titled “Public Health in the 21st Century.”

The 2nd Annual WINDREF Lecture Presented by Professor Adetokumbo Lucas, MD, DPH, DSc (Hon)

Professor Adetokumbo Lucas is Adjunct Professor of International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Throughout his accomplished career, Prof Lucas has been dedicated to and internationally recognized for improving the quality of life in developing countries.  He has served as Chair of Carnegie Corporation’s grant program, Director of the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases based at the World Health Organization in Geneva and was recently appointed to the AMREF International Board. His 2001 lecture was titled “International Collaboration for Health Research.”

7th Annual Bourne Lecture Delivered by Dr. Russ Zajtchuk

Russ Zajtchuk, MD, FACS, is currently president of Chicago Hospitals International. For more than 27 years, he served in various positions in the US Army, most recently as commanding general of the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick, MD.  His 2000 lecture was titled “Humanitarian Assistance and Telehealth in Central America.”

The Inaugural WINDREF Lecture Presented by Sir Kenneth Stuart, MD, DSc (Hon)

Sir Kenneth Stuart is an accomplished and published academic who serves as a member of the Academic Board of SGU and the Board of Directors of the UK Trust for WINDREF. A past Medical Adviser to the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, Sir Kenneth Stuart also served as Professor and Dean of the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; a consultant at University Hospital, Jamaica; and consultant advisor to the Wellcome Trust. On January 25th, 2000 he spoke about “Caribbean Health Research Needs.”

6th Annual Bourne Lecture Delivered by Artemis P. Simopoulos, MD

Dr. Artemis P. Simopoulos is President of The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association for World Health in Washington, DC.  Her 1999 lecture was titled “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids.”