Alan J. Magill
|Born||November 26, 1953|
|Died||September 19, 2015 (aged 61)|
|Occupation||Director of Malaria Programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene|
|Children||Lara Magill, Sarah Magill|
Alan Jon Magill (November 26, 1953 – September 19, 2015) was the Director of Malaria Programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Life and career
Magill was born November 26, 1953 in Craig, Colorado. He graduated from Beaumont High School, Texas, and received his B.S. from Lamar University in 1976, his M.S. from the University of Rhode Island in 1978, and his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in 1984.
Magill worked as Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) from 2009-2012 before joining the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2012, where he worked until his death in 2015. During his tenure at the Foundation, he worked to address health issues including malaria and Ebola.
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- "World Malaria Day Perspectives: ASTMH President Alan J. Magill". astmh.org. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 14 April 2014. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
- "Alan Magill Obituary - Seattle, WA". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
- Pine Burr, 1972, Beaumont, Texas
- "Curriculum Vitae: Alan J. Magill" (PDF). fda.gov. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
- "Alan Magill". Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Archived from the original on 26 September 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
- Whiting, James (30 June 2015). "The World's Greatest Minds Challenge Mankind's Oldest Disease". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
- "No single solution to eradication of malaria: Dr Alan Magill". Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
Dr Magill is a Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation charged with overseeing the development and implementation of strategies for the foundation's ultimate goal of the eradication of malaria.
- Pearson, Carol (8 November 2014). "Quarantines for Ebola Health Workers Don't Stop the Disease". Voice of America. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
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