Michele Barry, MD, FACP is the Senior Associate Dean for Global Health and Director of Global Health Programs in Medicine at Stanford. Dr. Barry's areas of scholarly interest include global health workforce, clinical tropical medicine, emerging infectious diseases, problems of underserved populations and globalization’s impact upon health in the developing world. Dr. Barry is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Science and is past-Chair of the Interest Group on Global Health, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at the IOM. She has been listed in Best Doctors in America and recently joined the Board of Directors of the Bill and Melinda Gates funded Consortium of Universities involved in Global Health (CUGH). She also serves as the health consultant for the Ford Foundation overseas programs.