[Perspectives] Keith Martin—crusader for health and the planet
Running the world’s largest academic-based consortium of disparate institutions to address challenges in global health requires leadership, vision, diplomacy, and, above all, energy. Keith Martin has all those attributes. A passionate global health physician, Martin is the founding Executive Director of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) in Washington, DC, USA. Under his helm, CUGH has grown from 53 to 150 institutions and organisations worldwide and includes 30 000 individual global health experts.