of International Health. She also serves as the health consultant for the Ford Foundation overseas programs. As codirector for more than 20 years of Yale/Johnson and Johnson Physician Scholar Award program she has sent more than 800 physicians overseas to underserved areas. As a past president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, she led an educational initiative in tropical medicine and travelers health which culminated in diploma courses in tropical medicine both in the United States and overseas, as well as a U.S. certification exam. She has written extensively in the areas of clinical tropical diseases, refugee health, and ethical dilemmas of overseas research. Dr. Barry has lived overseas on projects in Ecuador, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Haiti, and South Africa.


Jane Carter, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P.(C.), is Head of the Clinical Services Program for the African Medical and Research Foundation, located in Nairobi, Kenya. As Head of the Laboratory Program, Dr. Carter pilots her own single-engine Cessna and flies to 80 remote villages in East Africa to help establish outreach services or set up a lab. Dr. Carter, one of the foundation’s “Flying Doctors,” has a medical practice that covers more than 1.5 million square kilometers. In addition to her establishing outreach services, Dr. Carter is responsible for developing and supervising clinical and laboratory diagnostic services. She also coordinates with African ministries of health and other health care agencies to develop training methods and learning materials, and does operational research into diagnostic systems development and diagnostic methodologies. Born in Calcutta, Dr. Carter spent her early childhood in developing countries such as Pakistan and Sri Lanka and later attended boarding school in England. She later earned a medical degree at the Royal Free Hospital in London. Dr. Carter did her residency training in general internal medicine at the University of Toronto, where she later specialized in clinical hematology.


Lincoln Chen, M.D., M.P.H., is the Director of the Global Equity Center at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Previously he has served as the Executive Vice President for Strategy at the Rockefeller Foundation, and as a member of the Board of Trustees Committee on Future Strategies chairs or directs programs in global philanthropy, such as the Program Venture Experiment and the Bellagio Committee. Prior to joining the Rockefeller Foundation, Dr. Chen was the Director of the University-wide Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and the Taro Takemi Professor of International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. From 1981–1987, Dr. Chen was the Representative of the Ford Foundation in India, and in 1973–1980, he worked for the Ford Foundation both on its staff and seconded as Scientific Director of the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh. Dr. Chen has more than 100



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