Gates Foundation names Keith Klugman as Director, Pneumonia Program

   The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that Keith Klugman has been named director of its Pneumonia program. Dr. Klugman was previously the William H. Foege Professor of Global Health and Professor of Epidemiology in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, as well as Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Emory School of Medicine. He will continue to serve as Honorary Professor in the Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Klugman has chaired or served on numerous expert committees for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He trained in South Africa and completed his post-doctoral research at Rockefeller University in New York.