Dr. Ziad A. Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visits the Emerging Pathogens Institute

Dr. Ziad A. Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visits the Emerging Pathogens Institute

On August 30, 2013, Dr. Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Saudi Arabia visited the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) to discuss research collaborations. Faculty and students from the Department of Environmental and Global Health (EGH) of the College of Public Health & Health Professions and the EPI are working on six research projects in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Health. Above, Dr. Memish holds an award he received for giving a seminar at the University of Florida, “”The Hajj and MERS-CoV: Saudi Strategies to Reduce Transmission Risk.” Pictured left to right: Salah Uddin Khan (PhD student in EGH), Maha El Badry (PhD student in EGH), Asst. Professor Gary Heil (EGH), Dr. Memish, Dr. Glenn Morris (EPI Director), Ben Anderson (PhD student in EGH), and Professor Gregory Gray (EGH).