December 22, 2016 – International Business Times, interviewed for article titled “How Brazilian woman are avoiding pregnancy over fear of Zika.” See here
April 11, 2016 – King’s College London, podcast discussion on the global diabetes epidemic; listen here.
February 10, 2016 – LSE, Department of Social Policy, talk titled “The United States and Brazil’s Response to Obesity: Institutional Conversion Theory and Policy Reform.”
January 20, 2016 – BBC, “The Forum,” radio show discussion about obesity and food consumption in Brazil and India; view here.
January 28, 2016 – BBC, Interviewed by Marina Wental and quoted in a story about Zika in Brazil. Read the story here.
January 13, 2016 – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Department of Global Health & Development, talk titled “Political Science in Global Health,” Department of Global Health Policy.
July 9, 2015 – Padjadjaram University, Indonesia, talk titled “Health Inequality in the Emerging Economies,” Faculty of Economics Public Lecture Series; http://www.fe.unpad.ac.id/en/archive-faculty-of-economics-unpad/events/239465-feb-unpad-lecture-series–health-spending-and-inequality-in-emerging-economies
March 21st, 2015 – King’s College London, talk titled “Smart Development,” for the conference Discovering Alternative Routes to Development; http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/sga/idi/Events/IDI-ANNUAL-CONFERENCE-2014-15.aspx
February 2, 2015 – British Academy, talk on the politics of targeted health insurance for the poor in India, China, and Indonesia.
May 13, 2014 – LSE, Department of International Development, talk on the international and domestic politics of Brazil’s response to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
April 25, 2014 – Georgetown University, Centre for Transnational Legal Studies, presentation on institutional theory, power, and change in multilateral health agencies, London.
April 8, 2014 – Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY, invited talk on the international and domestic politics of global health.
March 7, 2014 – Oxford University, the Blavatnik School of Government, lecture on China’s Health and Economic Challenges compared to the BRICS.
February 19, 2014 – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Public Policy, talk about my new book “De-Emerging Nations? Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa’s efforts to eradicate disease.”
January 10, 2014 – Oxford University, Green Templeton College, the Emerging Markets Symposium, invited talk on children’s nutrition and health policies in Brazil.
December 17, 2013 – Interviewed by Jason Margolis of PRI (Public Radio International), The World program, on Edward Snowden’s letter to Brazil.
November 22, 2013 – University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science, on my book Contested Epidemics: How Brazil outpaced the United States in its Policy Response, what the BRICS can Learn, and the Politics of Global Health Diplomacy.
November 7, 2013 – King’s College London, King’s International Development Institute, paper on the challenges of healthcare sectors in the emerging markets for the conference on Emerging Icons and the Challenging Global Order: Is there a New Model(s) of Development?
October 23, 2013 – SOAS (University of London), Department of Politics and International Studies, talk on the De-Emerging Nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa’s Plight to Contain the Spread of Disease.
May 3, 2013 – Rutgers University – New Brunswick, Center for Global Advancement and International Affairs, conference on the Politics of Health Policy Reform in Latin America, on Brazil’s response to obesity.
April 16, 2013 – Rutgers University – Camden, Department of Spanish Studies, on Brazil and disease.
April 11, 2013 – MIDWEST Political Science Association meeting, Chicago, IL, on the origins and evolution of multilateral health agencies.
April 5, 2013 – Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, on Brazil’s healthcare system.
April 2, 2013 – University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, on the B.R.I.C.S., International Politics, and Response to Disease.
March 27, 2013 – Rutgers University-Camden, Public Administration Student Association (PASA), on the emerging B.R.I.C.S. nations and response to disease.
March 26 – University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, on the US and Brazil’s response to obesity and diabetes – institutions and policy.
March 5, 2013 – University of Massachusetts at Amherst, on “Responding to Disease in the B.R.I.C.S Nations: History, International Relations, and Politics.”
February 27, 2013 – RAND Corporation, Cambridge, UK, on “Emerging Health: How Brazil, India, China, Russia, and South Africa Responded to Disease.”
February 25, 2013 – University of London, King’s College, UK, on “Are the Emerging Nations Really Emerging?”
August 3, 2012 – BBC, interviewed by reporter Luis Barrucho about Brazil’s ongoing obesity challenge and policy response, in São Paulo, Brazil.
July 27, 2012 – CNN, interviewed by CNÑ español for the show Café CNÑ on Brazil’s response to AIDS and the AIDS program’s recent challenges.
July 20, 2012 – BBC, interviewed by Julia Carneiro and quoted in her article titled “Programa de Aids no Brasil enfrente falhas e precisa ser ‘replanejado.”
June 28, 2012 – CNN, my research on Brazil’s AIDS program was discussed and cited in a CNN exclusive article titled “Where in the World can you Get Universal Healthcare?” written by Madison Park.
June 27, 2012 – Gloucester County Times/NJ.Com, interviewed by Joe Green, on “’Obamacare’ in South Jersey: Congressmen Andrews, LoBiondo, and others React,” Friday.
June 27, 2012 – Burlington Times/MSNBC, interviewed by David Levinsky, on “Court Decision Offers Democrats and Republicans Reasons to Turn Out to the Polls,” the interview can be read here; I was also interviewed by the Gloucester Times in “Reaction to Healthcare Ruling comes Swiftly. Most Either Happy or Upset.”
April 26, 2012 – Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress, on “The American Presidents and Obesity: Politics, Personal Interests, and Missed Opportunities.”
April 12, 2012 – Rutgers University at Camden, Public Administration Student Association (PASA), on “Contesting Epidemics: How Brazil’s Response outpaced the United States and the other Emerging Nations.”
March 26, 2012 – Christian Science Monitor, interviewed by Elizabeth Dickinson on the “B.R.I.C.S. rising and projected international influence.”
February 29, 2012 – University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, interview by Gitton Panitchayangkoon on “Brazil’s Healthcare System and Public-Private Partnerships.”
February 23, 2012 – University of Pennsylvania, Medical School, “Contesting Epidemics: How Brazil’s Response outpaced the United States and the other Emerging Nations.”
January 6, 2012 – University of Pennsylvania, Medical School, “Understanding Health Governance: Insights from Social Science Institutional Theories.”
November 7, 2011 – Center for Strategic and International Studies/ Foundation FIOCRUZ, Rio, Brazil, “Understanding Brazilian Global Health Diplomacy.”
September 14, 2011 – Nature Medicine, interviewed by Anna Petherick on “The History of Brazil’s Response to AIDS.”
June 4, 2011 – O Globo News (Brazil), interviewed by Daniel Buarque on “Brazil’s Successful Response to HIV/AIDS.”
May 25, 2011 – Fundacao Gutelio Vargas (FGV), Rio, Brazil, “Contesting Epidemics: How Brazil’s Response outpaced the United States.”
May 19, 2011 – Fox News, interviewed by Soni Saluja on “Brazilian health prevention and apparel health warnings.”
April 15, 2011 – George Washington University, School of Public Health, “Contesting Epidemics: How Brazil’s Response outpaced the United States.”
March 4, 2011 – Financial Times, interviewed by Alexander Kliment on “Brazil’s Healthcare System and its Challenges.”
January 6, 2011 – Wharton Business School Magazine, University of Pennsylvania, interviewed by Ken Rapoza on “Brazil’s Drug Pricing for HIV/AIDS;” interview also printed in the Latin Business Chronicle.
December 16, 2010 – Foreign Policy magazine, interviewed by Elizabeth Dickinson on “Brazil’s Pharmaceutical Industry and AIDS.”
December 9, 2010 – Syracuse University, Maxwell School, “Enhancing our Understanding of Domestic and International Health Agencies: Insights from Social Science Institutional Theories.”
November 23, 2010 – University of Pennsylvania, Medical School, “Enhancing our Understanding of Domestic and International Health Agencies: Insights from Social Science Institutional Theories.”
October 10, 2010 – Columbia University, SIPA, “The Politics of Responding to AIDS, TB, and Obesity in Brazil, the United States, and the other Emerging Nations.”
June 17, 2010 – World Health Organization, Bulletin, interviewed by Gary Humphreys on “Financing Brazil’s Healthcare System.”
April 30, 2010 – University of Chicago, Committee on International Relations, “Applying Institutional Theory to International and Domestic Health Organizations.”
April 6 2010 – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Young Democrats Group, “Emerging Brazil.”
November 20, 2009 – Oxford University, Center for Global Economic Governance, “The Politics of Brazil’s Response to AIDS.”
November 11, 2009 – BBC World News America, interviewed by Matt Frei on “Brazil’s Rising Economic Power.”
July 10, 2009 – CNN, Lou Dobbs Show, on “Brazil’s University Healthcare System,” TV guest appearance.
April 23, 2009 – McGill University, Center for International Development, “Building Tripartite Partnerships: Do Coalitions between Donors, Health Ministries, and Civil Society Matter for AIDS Policy Scale-up?”
June 15, 2009 – United States Coast Guard, on “Confronting the Obesity Epidemic in the US Military: A New National Security Challenge?”
June 11, 2008 – Center for Strategic and International Studies, on “Strategic Internationalization, Institutions, and Civil Society: How Brazil outpaced the United States in Response to AIDS.”