Dr. Greg Allgood (MSPH, ESE, ’83) at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture was established in 1969 by Elsie D. Foard, to honor her late husband who devoted more than a half-century to improving and organizing public health services across the United States.

This year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Greg Allgood (MSPH, ESE, ’83), will be giving a talk on ‘Saving Lives with Clean Water.’ Allgood, founder of Procter & Gamble’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program, is now vice president of World Vision Water. An alumnus of the Gillings School and a 2012 recipient of a UNC Distinguished Alumnus Award, he currently is a fellow at UNC’s Global Research Institute and an adjunct faculty member in the Gillings School’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering. 



Join us for the 46th Annual Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 10. Learn more about the lecture and related events here.

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