You Can’t Close the Borders

By Mary Loftus

Dr. Inger Damon ’84 led the CDC’s Ebola response and determined its smallpox strategy. Now she’s preparing for the next public health crisis, whatever it might be. 

Inger Damon’s CV reads like a litany of potential pandemics and apocalyptic scenarios: She has taken on rabies in the Americas, a multistate outbreak of monkeypox, smallpox as a possible bioterrorism agent and the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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The Quiet Diplomat

John Howe III '65
By Molly Lyons ’97 Around the world, millions each year die from AIDS or TB, and diabetes strikes more people than ever before. Here’s what John Howe ’65 is doing to help, and why he says so much is at stake.

Paul Farmer To Speak About “Pathologies of Power” April 28

April 19, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Paul Farmer, professor of social medicine at Harvard University Medical School and director of the Clinique Bon Sauveur in Haiti, will discuss "Pathologies of Power: Rethinking Health and Human Rights in the Global Era," on Saturday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College.

Amherst College Senior Denise Twum Awarded Watson Fellowship To Study Domestic Violence in Asia and Africa