Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Peter Navario is Technical Advisor at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in New York, where he supports numerous policy initiatives such as the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS' High Level Commission on HIV Prevention and the UN Secretary-General's Global Strategy on Women's and Children's Health. Prior to UNAIDS, Peter was a Fellow in Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he published, lectured and convened meetings with leaders on U.S. development assistance for HIV/AIDS and other global health initiatives. Previously, Peter held various assignments across sub-Saharan Africa including Associate Director for the BroadReach Healthcare HIV treatment program in South Africa, lead evaluator of the World Bank's Treatment Access Programme in Burkina Faso, and Chair of the Botswana Ministry of Health's National HIV/AIDS Health Professional Training Curriculum Committee. In addition, he managed programs for health professional training in HIV/AIDS in South Africa, Ethiopia, Côte d'Ivoire, Tanzania and Zambia. Peter is on the editorial board of Global Health Governance, and has written articles on AIDS policy and other global health issues in various publications including the Lancet, Nutrition, the Huffington Post, cfr.org, and Global Health Magazine.
Dr. Navario holds a BA from Lehigh University, an MPH in Global Health from Yale University, and a PhD in Health Economics from the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.