Arthur J. Ammann
Arthur J. Ammann, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, is the founder of Global Strategies, an organization dedicated to empowering communities in the most neglected areas of the world to improve the lives of women and children through health care. His pivotal research studies on vaccines resulted in the first FDA approval of a pneumococcal vaccine for infants, children, and the elderly. In 1982 Dr. Ammann described two of the three ways that HIV is transmitted: from mother to infant and from the transfusion of blood. He is the recipient of more than fifty national and international awards.