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Judd L. Walson

Dr. JUDD L. WALSON is the Chair of the Department of International Health and a Professor of International Health and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Walson has extensive experience conducting research to define approaches to improve childhood survival, growth and development. In addition, he has experience with public health programming, policy development, product development and clinical practice. Dr. Walson has significant experience in strategic planning and analysis, having worked with many large organizations, industry partners and private foundations to inform evidence-based decisions and programming and he has served as a strategic and clinical consultant for industry and non-profit organizations. Dr. Walson also has managed and completed multiple large multi-country clinical trials and observational studies in collaboration with governments, industry, nongovernmental organizations and academic partners in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, including in Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Uganda. Dr. Walson is an inspirational leader who has effectively supervised large teams of professionals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.