Dr. Charles Larson completed his medical degree and subsequent specializations in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine & Public Health at McGill University. His global health career began in 1987 when he joined the McGill-Ethiopia Strengthening Community Health Project, which he directed from 1989 to 1992. Dr. Larson has subsequently worked in Russia, multiple sub-Saharan Africa countries and Bangladesh where he headed the Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division at ICDDR, Bangladesh. Dr. Larson is currently director, McGill Global Health Programs and National Coordinator of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research.
Charles participated in Panel 2: The Coronavirus Pandemic.