Dr. Reithinger is an infectious disease expert with extensive field-based experience managing global infectious disease programs and developing standards-based policies and strategies that rely on working collaboratively and effectively with global health stakeholders. He has experience managing and implementing programs focused on malaria, neglected tropical diseases, as well as zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19, avian influenza, and Ebola, and can speak to the transfer of viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 from animals to humans.
Prior to his position at RTI, Dr. Reithinger worked for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) as the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Team Leader and Malaria Advisor in Ethiopia. He has been published widely on the topics of infectious disease prevention, control and surveillance.
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