the U.S. Surgeon General’s Drug Importation Task Force. He has briefed the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and other senior government officials on the dangers of counterfeit medicines, and he has appeared on a number of broadcasts including 60 Minutes, Larry King Live, CNN Late Edition, BBC Radio, and others. In 2007 Mr. Theriault was recruited by Apple to create a global security organization with a strong focus on combating their growing counterfeiting problem. In November 2011 he retired from Apple to return to the East Coast and pursue other interests. Mr. Theriault earned a B.A. from the University of Memphis and an M.B.A. degree from Emory University.

Mary E. Wilson, M.D., is an associate professor of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her academic interests include the ecology of infections and emergence of microbial threats, travel medicine, tuberculosis, and vaccines. Her undergraduate degree in French, English, and philosophy was awarded by Indiana University; she received her M.D. from the University of Wisconsin and completed an internal medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston (now Beth Israel–Deaconess Medical Center). Dr. Wilson was chief of infectious diseases at Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard-affiliated community teaching hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for more than 20 years. She is a fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Wilson has served on the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Academic Advisory Committee for the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico, and on four committees for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, including the Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health in the 21st Century. She has worked in Haiti at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital and leads the Harvard–Brazil Collaborative Course on Infectious Diseases, which is taught in Brazil. In 1996 she was a resident scholar at the Bellagio Study Center, Italy, and in 2002 she was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California. Dr. Wilson was member of the Pew National Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production whose report, Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America, was released in the spring of 2008. A former GeoSentinel site director, she now serves as a special advisor to the global GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. She has lectured and published widely, serves on several editorial boards, and is an associate editor for Journal Watch Infectious Diseases. She is the author of A World Guide to Infections: Diseases, Distribution, Diagnosis; senior editor, with Richard Levins and Andrew Spielman, of Disease in Evolution: Global Changes and Emergence of Infectious Diseases; and editor of the volume New and Emerging Infectious Diseases, published



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