Joan Kaufman, MA, MS, Sc.D, just stepped down as the Director of the Columbia Global Centers | East Asia based in Beijing, one of eight global centers established by Columbia University worldwide. Dr. Kaufman has lived and worked in China for over 13 years. Dr. Kaufman was the first UNFPA international program officer in China in the 1980's and from 1996-2001 she was the Ford Foundation's Reproductive Health Program Officer for China based in Beijing. She was the China Team Leader for the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative from 2002-2012. She is an internationally recognized academic working on reproductive health, global health, health policy, and women's rights with a focus on China, most recently as an Associate Professor at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016