Ҵý School of Medicine's Dr. Barney Graham Named to Inaugural TIME100 Health List

Director of the David Satcher Global Health Equity Institute at Ҵý recognized as one of the world’s 100 most influential individuals in health.

Dr. Barney Graham

Dr. Barney Graham

Professor and Senior Advisor for Global Health Equity, Ҵý

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 2, 2024 – Ҵý School of Medicine (Ҵý) is proud to announce that , Director of the David Satcher Global Health Equity Institute at Ҵý, has been selected for the inaugural 2024 TIME100 Health list, which recognizes the 100 individuals who have most influenced global health this year. The full list and related tributes appear in the May 13, 2024, issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, May 3, and now online at .

A world-renowned virologist, immunologist, and vaccine developer, Graham joined Ҵý in May 2022 to work on global health equity after a decades-long career at the National Institutes of Health’s Vaccine Research Center, where he retired as deputy director. Graham's research unlocked pivotal contributions to the development of the world's first vaccines for COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). He also serves as a professor of medicine and microbiology, biochemistry, and immunology at Ҵý.

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About Ҵý School of Medicine

Founded in 1975, Ҵý School of Medicine (Ҵý) is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals. An independent and private historically Black medical school, Ҵý was recognized by the Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation's number one medical school in fulfilling a social mission—the creation and advancement of health equity. Ҵý School of Medicine's faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research, and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care. Ҵý is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master's degrees. To learn more about programs and donate today, please visit www.msm.edu or call 404-752-1500.


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