Story: A man driven by data’s power to better global health

Chris Murray of health metrics institute is subject of book, Town Hall event

IHME  |  Updated 11:15 AM, 04.06.2015

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  • Dr. Christopher Murray is shown in Tanzania. He directs the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and is a UW professor of global health. Courtesy of IHME
Dr. Christopher Murray is an expert on the world’s health problems, and on how people live and die. As head of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, he has led a massive research effort to change public understanding about the quality of health in every nation.

Journalist Jeremy Smith authored a new book about Murray, "Epic Measures: One Doctor, Seven Billion Patients." The two will discuss the course of global health from 7:30-9:30 p.m on April 13 at Seattle Town Hall.

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