Marcos Espinal MD, DrPH ’95, MPH ’90

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Marcos EspinalDr. Marcos Espinal received the Princess Chichibu Global TB Memorial Award from the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association (JATA) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in anti-tuberculosis activities. The $10,000 prize was awarded on Nov. 14, 2012, at the inaugural ceremony of the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Espinal is the manager of Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.

The award is named for Her Imperial Highness Princess Chichibu, who was involved for many years with JATA as its patroness.

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