Global Perspectives of Road Safety: A conversation with public health expert Dr. Kelly J. Henning, Director of Public Health Programs for Bloomberg Philanthropies

Presented by NYU's Rudin Center and the Wagner Alumni in Philanthropy Affinity group

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Kelly Henning, Director of Public Health Programs at Bloomberg Philanthropies, as she discusses road safety in a global perspective. Dr. Henning will talk about the current state of road safety in low- and middle income countries, and share information about the Bloomberg Global Road Safety Program.

With more than 20 years experience in epidemiology and public health, Dr. Henning was the Director of the newly formed Division of Epidemiology at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2003 - 2006 before joining Bloomberg Philanthropies in January 2007. Currently, Dr. Henning directs all public health programs at Bloomberg Philanthropies, including the $375 million Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use -- a global project aimed at curbing the tobacco epidemic in low and middle income countries, and the $125 million Bloomberg Global Road Safety Program, a global project aimed at decreasing road traffic deaths and injuries, and improving mobility and road infrastructure in 10 low and middle income countries.