Dr Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM, FASTMH, is the Senior Advisor for Global Health Security, overseeing FIND`s efforts on pandemic preparedness and response, surveillance, humanitarian emergencies, and antimicrobial resistance. He is trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, tropical medicine, and public health. Dr Bausch 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.
Previously, he served 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. He has also held posts at the World Health Organisation 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. In addition to his role at FIND, Dr Bausch holds an appointment as a Professor of Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is the current President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He 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. Dr Bausch is fluent in English, French and Spanish.