FORA.tv Speaker - William H. Frist
Senator Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon and former Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, is the Distinguished Schultz Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is focused on domestic health reform, the basic science of heart transplantation, global health policy, health care disparities, information technology, medical mission work in Sudan, genocide in Darfur, the health of the mountain gorilla, and HIV.
He graduated from Princeton majoring in health policy at the Woodrow Wilson School and Harvard Medical School, completing surgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and heart transplantation fellowship at Stanford. He is board certified in general surgery and heart and lung surgery. He has performed over 150 heart and lung transplants, has authored 100 peer-reviewed medical articles, over 400 newspaper articles, and 5 books (on bioterrorism, transplantation). His board service includes Save the Children, Committee on Conscience (U.S. Holocaust Museum), Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, CSIS.
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