Dr. James Orbinski

Dr. James Orbinski is a globally recognized humanitarian practitioner and advocate, and a leading scholar in global health. Dr. Orbinski served as international president for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF), from 1998 to 2001, and accepted the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to MSF in 1999 for its pioneering approach to medical humanitarianism, and most especially for its approach to witnessing. In 2004, Dr. Orbinski co-founded Dignitas International, a hybrid academic Non-Governmental Organization that is now a leading organization in the development of solutions for global health.