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Julio Frenk, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

2008 CRI Prevention Pioneer

Canyon Ranch Institute President Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, and Canyon Ranch Institute Executive Director Jennifer Cabe, M.A., presented the Canyon Ranch Institute Prevention Pioneer Award to Julio Frenk, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. for his leadership in global public health and health diplomacy. Julio was Mexico’s Minister of Health from 2000 to 2006. At the time he received this award, Julio was a senior fellow in the global health program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and president of the Carso Health Institute in Mexico, a non-profit organization focused on health-systems innovations in Latin America. Julio was named Dean of the College of Public Health at Harvard University in July 2008.