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Christopher Murray

Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

Christopher Murray is the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington.

Along with his collaborators, he has changed the landscape of global health metrics, pioneering ways to compare the impact of disparate conditions through the Global Burden of Disease study and other projects. He was instrumental in launching IHME at the University of Washington with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. IHME aims to identify the world’s major health problems, find out what is being done to address those challenges, and evaluate whether society is getting the most out of its health investments.

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See also: Academia University of Washington (UW) - Public research university in Seattle, Washington

Details last updated 26-Dec-2019

Christopher Murray News

Antimicrobial resistance is the next pandemic: over 1.2 million died with drug-resistant infections

Independent - 20-Jan-2022

Its time for strategies that preserve existing antibiotics and develop new drugs


Researchers estimate world population could crash by 2100

BBC - 14-Jul-2020

Decline in fertility rate may shrink the global population drastically


Diets that cause most deaths around the world

BBC - 04-Apr-2019

Surprisingly, whole grains more important than fruit & veg


Worldwide decline in fertility rates

BBC - 09-Nov-2018

Half of countries now have a fertility rate below the 2.1 level required to maintain their population


Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths globally

Guardian - 14-Sep-2017

According to ongoing study of Global Burden of Disease Eating a diet that is low in whole grains...