Dr Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM, serves as Director of Emerging Threats & Global Health Security, leading FIND's efforts on pandemic preparedness and response. He is trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, tropical medicine, and public health. Daniel specializes in the research and control of emerging tropical viruses, with over 25 years' experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia combating viruses such as Ebola, Lassa, hantavirus, and SARS coronaviruses. He joins FIND after serving as Director of the United Kingdom`s Public Health Rapid Support team (2017-21), a joint effort by Public Health England and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to respond and conduct research to prevent and control outbreaks of dangerous infectious diseases around the world.
Previously, he held posts at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland; U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 in Lima, Peru; Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, USA; and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, USA. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and presently serves as the Society's President. Daniel places a strong emphasis on capacity development in all his projects and has a keen interest in the role of the scientist in promoting health and human rights. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.