Julio Frenk
Published October 19, 2015
Updated April 10, 2021

Dr. Julio Frenk is the president of the University of Miami. He was previously the dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister of Health of Mexico. He has written extensively about universal health coverage and health equity. In 1998, Frenk joined the World Health Organization (WHO) as executive director in charge of Evidence and Information for Policy. He served as a senior fellow in the global health program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and as president of the Carso Health Institute in Mexico City. In 2008 Frenk received the Clinton Global Citizen Award.

Expertise: Public health, health care policy, global health, higher education

Location: Miami, Fla.

Contact Rudy Fernandez, senior vice president for public affairs and communications and chief of staff:

Email: rudyfernandez@miami.edu

Phone: 305-284-4330

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