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Peter Navario

Peter Navario is the Executive Director of HealthRight International, a global health NGO dedicated to improving the health of marginalized populations around the world. Peter is also the Director of Global Health Strategy and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Global Health at New York University‚Äôs College of Global Public Health. Peter was previously a Technical Advisor at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in New York, where he held various portfolios including the UN post-2015 development agenda, the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS' High Level Commission on HIV Prevention, and the UN Secretary-General's Global Strategy on Women's and Children's Health. Prior to UNAIDS, Peter was a Fellow in Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he published, lectured and convened meetings with leaders on U.S. development assistance for HIV/AIDS and other global health initiatives. Undergirding his more recent work on policy and thought leadership is nearly ten years in the field implementing and evaluating HIV treatment programs across sub-Saharan Africa. Peter is on the editorial board of the journal Global Health Governance, and has written on AIDS policy and other global health issues in various publications including the Lancet, Nutrition, the Huffington Post,, and Global Health Magazine.

Peter holds a BA (Honors) from Lehigh University, an MPH in Global Health from Yale University, and a PhD in Health Economics from the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

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Peter Navario, PhD, MPH

Peter Navario, PhD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor Director, Global Health Strategies, College of Global Public Health

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