Honorary Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Law
Gorik J. Ooms
Lic.Jur., Catholic University of Leuven; Ph.D., University Ghent
Gorik Ooms is a human rights lawyer and a global health scholar, Honorary Professor of Global Health Law & Governance at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Adjunct Professor at the Law Faculty of Georgetown University, and Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University. Between 1990 and 2008, he worked with Médecins Sans Frontières Belgium in different positions, and as Executive Director from August 2004 until June 2008. He was a member of the Lancet-University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health and is a member of the Lancet-O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University Commission on Global Health and the Law.