Dr. Daniel Perlman

Dan’s passion is to eliminate malaria in our lifetime. He has built a dedicated team to influence policies and practices. His bottoms-up efforts to improve Community Health Promoters (CHPs) has enhanced access to healthcare in rural villages. In February 2024 he led a group to Western Kenya, including 18 US Rotarians. The group met with CHPs, government and community leaders, and villagers. He is coordinating a Rotary Global Grant to address the devastating consequences of malaria. As a retired Infectious Disease and Public Health Specialist, he holds an M.D. from Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine (1982), M.B.A. from Univ. of Denver Daniels College of Business (2009), and Masters in Environmental Health from Univ. of Minnesota School of Public Health. His internship and residency were in the Hopkins system, with Fellowships at Univ. of Maryland and Univ. of Colorado. Strategic leadership, public health and infectious diseases expertise, and team building are in his skillset. He volunteered in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer. He co-founded the Colorado Chapter of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). He was Chair of the Finance Committee at IDSA, and is an active member. He is a member of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). He presented at the Annual Meetings in Chicago (2023) about a Rotary malaria elimination project in West Timor.

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Dr. Daniel Perlman