"Alfred Sommer’s work has improved the lives of millions of people worldwide, and his commitment to public health is an exceptional display of research, science and compassion. We are delighted to present him with the Francis Medal."
Sommer addressed “Vitamin A Deficiency, Health and Mortality”
Followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Anil B. Deolalikar, professor of economics and associate dean, social sciences; Co-Director of the One Health Center, University of California Global Health Institute Kathy Spahn, president and CEO, Helen Keller International Eduardo Villamor, associate professor of environmental health sciences and epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health
You can also view "The A Factor: Highlights" video introduction of Dr. Alfred Sommer, his work, and discovery at the YouTube link below. The A Factor: Highlights was produced and provided by Steven C. F. Anderson, Anderson Productions, Ltd.