The Carter Center Inc. is a not-for-profit center that addresses national and international issues of public policy in partnership with Emory University. The center seeks to prevent and resolve conflict, promote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent disease and other afflictions. Its health programs include the River Blindness Program, the Guinea Worm Eradication program, the Global 2000 Program, and the Mental Health Program. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The Carter Center Appoints New Members to its Board of Councilors
Jun 8 15
The Carter Center, a not-for-profit organization advancing peace and health worldwide, has appointed 14 new members to its Board of Councilors, bringing total membership to 202. The new councilors are: Harsha Agadi, Chairman, GHS Holdings; David Allman, Founder and Chairman, Regent Partners; Patricia Arundel, U.S. Lead, Android Carrier Partnerships, Google; Paul Donahue, President, Genuine Parts Company; Wes French, Principal, French Wolf and Farr; Maryanne Hancock, Director, McKinsey and Company; Greg Hecht, Partner, Hecht Walker, Attorneys at Law; Glenn Hendrix, Managing Partner, Arnall, Golden, Gregory; David Llewellyn, Managing Partner, Johnson and Ward; Darrell Mays, Senior Advisor, MasTec; David Moody, President and CEO, C.D. Moody Construction Company; Ralph Morrison, Partner, Wallace Morrison and Casteel; Dexter Warrior, Principal and Chief Operating Officer, T. Dallas Smith and Company; and John Wilson, President and COO, Rollins.
The Carter Center Names Jordan Ryan as Vice President for Peace Programs, Effective June 1, 2015
Apr 2 15
Jordan Ryan has been named vice president for peace programs at The Carter Center, effective June 1, 2015. Ryan served 24 years with the United Nations in developing countries and post-crisis settings. Most recently, he was assistant administrator of United Nations Development Programme and director of the UNDP Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, serving at the assistant secretary-general level.
The Carter Center Inc. Appoints Kelly Callahan as Director of its Trachoma Control Program, Effective from April 14, 2014
Apr 7 14
The Carter Center announced the appointment of Ms. Kelly Callahan, M.P.H., as the director of the Center's Trachoma Control Program, effective April 14, 2014. Ms. Callahan assumes the helm of a pioneering program, which began in 1998 with initial support provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, and subsequent additional support from the Lions Clubs International Foundation as well as the important in-kind contribution of antibiotic treatment from Pfizer Inc. Callahan has spent the majority of her 18 years fighting tropical diseases in Africa at The Carter Center, where she has played key roles in efforts to eradicate Guinea worm disease (dracunculiasis), eliminate river blindness (onchocerciasis) where possible from the Americas and Africa, and defeat blinding trachoma.