Dr. Donald R. Hopkins
Dr. Donald R. Hopkins is Vice President (Health) of the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He oversees the Center's international health programmes in 10 African and 6 Latin American countries as well as the Carter Center's Mental Health Programme.
He has led the guinea-worm eradication initiative at the Carter center since the late 1980s. Under his leadership, the initiative has made tremendous progress in interrupting transmission of guinea-worm disease, which is now on the verge of eradication.
Dr Hopkins has served as consultant on several committees of the World Health Organization.