Meridian Council Salon Dinner Series, Entree to Dialogue: The Pulse of the Pacific

Event Details

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Honorable Dr. Kevin Rudd, Ambassador of Australia to the United States will host a discussion focused on advancing healthcare diplomacy in the Pacific Islands. We will spotlight cutting-edge medical research and strategies aimed at strengthening existing healthcare models across the region. Together, we will explore innovative approaches to address pressing healthcare challenges and the importance of collaborative partnerships to improve health outcomes for Pacific Island communities. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Halle Murdock,


Program Speakers

Name Title
H.E. Dr. Kevin Rudd Ambassador of Australia to the United States
Indira Lakshmanan Ideas & Opinions Editor, U.S. News and World Report
Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. Florida, District 2
Dr. Eileen Natuzzi         Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Studies, Georgetown University
Dr. Stephanie Williams Special Advisor to Australia’s Chief Medical Officer