ASPH/CDC Global Health Fellow – Global Program Management, CDC-ZambiaHaroun is a leader with a passion for global health, social entrepreneurship, social justice issues and fostering coalitions that empower others to improve their lives. He is currently an ASPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Zambia, where he is focusing on Global Program Management. Prior to joining CDC-Zambia, Haroun worked as a Policy Support Officer at the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator at the U.S. Department of State and a Communications Specialist for an international development consulting company and as an Analyst at a state public health nonprofit organization. He earned an MPH with a concentration in international health from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2007, and he received a BS in health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a public health professional, he has experience in a diverse range of health policy issues on the local, state, national, and global level, from HIV/AIDS, to health disparities and minority health, to injury prevention and control, to refugee health and human rights. Born in California, raised mostly on the east coast of the U.S., and with a family background from Sierra Leone, West Africa, Haroun considers himself a global citizen and has a keen interest in international affairs, dialogue, and cooperation.
3rd February 2016