Madhukar Pai, M.D., Ph.D., is a Canada research chair in epidemiology and global health at McGill University, Montreal. He is the director of McGill Global Health Programs and associate director of the McGill International TB Centre. Madhu did his medical training and community medicine residency in Vellore, India. He completed his Ph.D. in epidemiology at University of California, Berkeley, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.
McGill Director of Global Health Dr. Madhukar Pai made the move from India to Canada to pursue his education and career. Here is his advice for practical ways that scientists from developing nations can give back — and enrich — their home countries.
By some estimates, eliminating tuberculosis from the planet would return more than a trillion dollars to the global economy. On World Tuberculosis Day, McGill University's Dr. Madhukar Pai and World Bank Senior Economist Jorge Coarasa explore the Indian government's ambitious new plan to end the disease by 2025.