Dr Haile T. Debas, Chairman pro-tem
an MD from McGill University, Dr Debas’ career as a physician, researcher,
teacher and academic administrator spans over four decades and includes
positions at hospitals, medical centres and universities in Canada and the USA.
Dr Debas is an influential voice in academic medicine and issues of global
health. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of
Canada and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A recipient of the UCSF
medal, the highest honour conferred by the University, Dr Debas is also former
Chancellor and Dean Emeritus of the School of Medicine at UCSF. Dr Debas was
appointed to the AKU Board in 2010.