About the Speaker
Adrian Gardner, M.D., MPH, is executive director of AMPATH (Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare) Consortium and Director of the Indiana University Center of Global Health. He is the Associate Dean of Global Health and associate professor of clinical medicine at IU School of Medicine.
Dr. Gardner is a graduate of the Alpert Medical School at Brown University and first traveled to Kenya as a medical student in 2001 during the time that AMPATH’s HIV program was first being conceived. From this experience and his clinical experience with the Rhode Island TB clinic he became interested in HIV and TB. He continued his work in Kenya, where he was a Team Leader in 2006-2007. He completed his fellowship in infectious diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and earned a Master of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health.
He joined the Indiana University School of Medicine in 2012 as executive director of AMPATH, serving full time in Eldoret, Kenya for seven years, which included work with the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and HIV and TB clinic. Besides his work with the IU School of Medicine, he practices at Eskanazi Hospital in Indianapolis.