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Paul Wilson

Senior Fellow

Paul Wilson is a scientist and economist working to bring new drugs and vaccines to developing countries. Currently a consultant to NGOs and international organizations, Dr. Wilson has been Director of Policy Analysis at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and Associate Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. At Columbia, where he is on the faculty at the Mailman School of Public Health, Paul has worked on several aspects of international AIDS policy and on strategies for reaching the Millennium Development Goals. He is the lead author of the UN Millennium Project report Combating AIDS in the Developing World.

Before moving to Columbia to work on global health policy, he held research positions at Harvard, Rockefeller University, and Cornell Medical College, where he was Assistant Professor of Cell Biology. Dr. Wilson holds a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.Sc. degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree in Physics from Princeton University.

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