Richard Marlink, Known Globally for His Work Fighting AIDS, to Lead Rutgers’ Global Health Institute

Rutgers Today, April 29, 2016

Richard G. Marlink, a Harvard professor recognized internationally for research and leadership in the fight against AIDS, will join Rutgers as the inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Global Health and director of a new Global Health Institute at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.


Larchmont Ledger, February 1, 2016

In December 2003, Richard Marlink, a professor of Public Health Practice at Harvard found himself living out that adage, “Be careful what you wish for.” The federal government announced on December 1 it was awarding grants—$125 million over five years—to combat HIV/AIDS at a global level through a program called the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

Ebola Makes the Definitive Case for Health Workers and Strong Health Systems

Intrahealth International, November 26, 2014

Since I first wrote about Ebola here at Global Health TV two months ago, the number of Ebola deaths has more than doubled, to 5,459, and the number infected has reached 15,351, according to the World Health Organization. Ebola has caused countless angst and affliction, mostly in West Africa but also in Spain and the U.S.

Lessons from Ebola: Health care in Africa needs a PEPFAR-like approach

Global Post, November 14, 2014

With the declaration that Texas is now Ebola-free, the last potentially infected person having cleared the 21-day monitoring period, the United States is quickly shifting focus to other hot-burner topics. But while the fast fade of Ebola hysteria is a good thing, we now risk losing sight of a critical larger issue: The need to build strong health care systems in the poorest parts of Africa.

Dr. Richard Marlink: Global Clinician

Harvard AIDS Initiative, Spotlight, Summer 2013

When he was an intern in New York City in 1980, Dr. Richard Marlink knew something was going on, he just didn’t know what. The hospital where he worked, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, served patients from Harlem to Greenwich Village. “Mainly gay men, homeless people, and drug addicts used our clinics,” said Marlink. Thirty years later, Marlink would be responsible for putting more AIDS patients on treatment than almost anyone on the planet.

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