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Karl Blanchet will be professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH from 1st December 2019. 

Professor Antoine Flahault, Director of the Institute of Global Health of the University of Geneva, is Interim Director of CERAH from 1st October to 30 November 2019.

Professor Blanchet has been working in health systems research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine since 2010 and appointed as the co-director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre in 2016. He has a management and public health background and brings to CERAH extensive experience in humanitarian contexts as a relief worker and a researcher. 

Professor Blanchet’s research focuses on resilience issues in global health, specifically in post-conflict and conflict-affected countries. He has developed innovative research approaches based on complexity science and system thinking, and is currently focused on developing and testing people-centred methodological approaches for refugee populations in the Middle East.