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Dr. Larry Brilliant Joins Jeff Skoll to Combat Global Challenges
Date:4/14/2009

org>. He has authored two books, including The Management of Smallpox Eradication in India, and dozens of scientific articles on infectious diseases, blindness, and international health policy. He is currently writing a book for Harper-Collins on the world's most urgent threats and how to fight them.

Also in 2008, Brilliant was given a Global Leadership Award by the United Nations Organization. In 2006, he received the TED Prize. He was named "International Public Health Hero" by the University of California in 2004. Larry worked in India for WHO for more than 10 years, on smallpox, blindness and polio. His polio work for WHO led him to create the idea for a documentary, The Final Inch, which won an Oscar nomination in 2009 and is currently running on HBO TV.

After the September 11 attacks and the anthrax bio-terror attacks which followed, Larry left corporate jobs to volunteer as a "first responder" for CDC's smallpox bio-terrorism response effort. After the Christmas 2004 Tsunami, Larry volunteered to work in refugee camps and personally collected and carried financial contributions to refugee organizations in Sri Lanka and Indonesia. He currently chairs a task force created by presidential directive, the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee.

He was elected to membership in the Council on Foreign Relations in 2009. He sits on the boards of The Skoll Foundation, Health Metrics Network, and Omidyar Networks Humanity United. He is an actively sought after speaker, and has received numerous other awards, prizes and two honorary doctorates.

About Jeff Skoll

Jeff Skoll is the founder and chairman of Participant Media, the Skoll Foundation and the Skoll Urgent Threats Fund.

As the founding president of eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY), Skoll developed the
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