Adjunct Professor Frederick Burkle Jr

Adjunct Professor Frederick Burkle Jr

Professor Burkle is a senior fellow and scientist, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard School of Public Health.

He is a  former senior scholar and now senior associate faculty and research scientist, the Centre for Refugee and Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutes.

He also serves as a senior international public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Centre for International Scholars, Washington, DC (2008-present).

In addition, he serves as adjunct professor, and as a clinical professor of surgery and adjunct professor in tropical medicine, at the University of Hawaii. He is also adjunct professor, Department of Military & Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, and the Department of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Australia.

Professor Burkle is a graduate of Saint Michael's College and University of Vermont College of Medicine. He holds postgraduate degrees from Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth, and the University of California at Berkeley, a Diploma in Health Emergencies in Large Populations from the University of Geneva, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has published more than 130 scientific articles and is the author of four books on issues of international disaster management.

The Monash University Disaster Resilience Initiative is fortunate to have the support of Adjunct Professor Burkle.