Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series
|Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Thought Leadership Series
Jones Partners with the Bush Institute
Saving Millions – Entrepreneurial Solutions to Global Health and Poverty
6:00 PM – Presentation (Shell Auditorium)
7:15 PM – Reception (Anderson Family Commons)
Jones Graduate School, McNair Hall, Rice University
About Eric Bing
|| Eric Bing
Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health
George W. Bush Institute
Adjunct Professor, Cox School of Business
Southern Methodist University
Distinguished Research Professor of Management,
Jones Graduate School of Business
Eric G. Bing, MD, PhD, MBA, is the Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health at the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas, and Adjunct Professor at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, PhD in Epidemiology from UCLA and MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Dr. Bing has developed and implemented disease surveillance, prevention, care, treatment, and research programs in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America. In his current position, he creates public private partnerships to turn innovative ideas into practical health-care solutions that can be tested, implemented, and scaled in developing countries.
About Marc Epstein
Marc J. Epstein, MBA, Ph.D. is Distinguished Research Professor of Management at Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Rice, Dr. Epstein was a professor at Stanford Business School, Harvard Business School, and INSEAD (European Institute of Business Administration). In both academic research and managerial practice, Dr. Epstein is considered one of the global luminaries in the areas of sustainability, governance, performance measurement, and accountability in both corporations and non-profit organizations. His 20 authored or co-authored books and over 100 professional articles include many award winners including: Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It (2006), and Making Sustainability Work: Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts (2008).
Dr. Epstein is also currently working extensively in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America on microfinance, entrepreneurship, education, and the commercialization and dissemination of low cost health technologies. In the middle of his MBA class, all of his students travel with him to Rwanda to work on the commercialization of health technologies for the poor.
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