Professor Guy Marks
Professor Guy Marks is a respiratory physician and epidemiologist and a public health physician. He has led the Respiratory and Environmental Epidemiology group at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research since 1997. Amongst other roles, he is President of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases; Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease; Chair of the NSW Chief Health Officer’s Expert Advisory Committee on Air Pollution and Lead of the NHMRC’s Centre of Research Excellence on Air pollution, Energy and health Research (CAR).
The major focus of his research interest is lung health with a specific focus on airways disease, air pollution and tuberculosis. He also has a strong commitment to capacity building for lung health research.
PRESENTATION TITLE: Tuberculosis is a global scourge – can we end it? Lessons from research in Vietnam