Philippe Guérin is the Director of the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO), a new platform including the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford. He is Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health.
After working as a physician in France and Nepal, Philippe joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) where he gained extensive experience of working in the field in several countries in Africa and as a researcher in Asia working on malaria and tuberculosis. Before moving to WWARN he spent six years as the Scientific Director of Epicentre in Paris, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Response to Emerging Diseases. Prior to this he also spent three years as a Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Guérin was appointed WWARN’s Director at its inception in 2009. He has a medical degree, specialised in public health, an MPH and a PhD in Epidemiology.