Gerard Salem PhD

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Gerard Salem PhD
Professor, University of Paris Ouest

Pr. Gérard Salem is 63 years old. After completing a B.A. and M.A. degree in geography (University of Paris 1 – Sorbonne), he went on to receive a Ph.D. in African Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (E.H.E.S.S.) in Paris. Additionally, he completed a master in urbanism at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and another master in epidemiology from the Pasteur Institute in Paris.

As a researcher with ORSTOM, he worked from 1980-1988 and from 2009-2012 in Senegal; has been Full Professor of Geography of Health at the University of Paris-Nanterre (1997-2013). He is currently Professor emeritus, member of the Scientific Committees of International Council for Science ICSU (Urban Health and Wellbeing program), International Society of Urban Health, and International Geographical Union.