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Dr. Peter Drobac      

Global Health Physician & Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, University of Oxford's Saïd Business School

A global health physician and social entrepreneur, Dr. Peter Drobac is the Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. The Skoll Centre promotes social innovation by developing talent, supporting actionable insight through research, and catalyzing deep exchanges with a global community of innovators.

Drobac was a co-founder and first Executive Director of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Rwanda. Working at the intersection of health, education and technology, UGHE aspires to train the next generation of global health leaders and to become a worldwide innovation hub for health care delivery science.

For over a decade Drobac played a key role in the transformation of Rwanda’s health system, which has helped over a million people emerge from extreme poverty and delivered unprecedented gains in population health. As the Executive Director of Partners In Health in Rwanda, Drobac established community-based health system incubators that developed and scaled care delivery innovations from infectious diseases to cancer.

His academic interests include implementation science and the development of high-performing health systems. As an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, he taught global health and clinical infectious disease. He holds a Master of Public Health from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, and a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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