Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan is director and senior fellow at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in Washington, D.C. He is a senior research scholar and lecturer at the Princeton Environmental Institute at Princeton University, having previously served as the vice president for Research and Policy and been a distinguished professor of Public Health at the Public Health Foundation of India from 2011 to 2016. His work encompasses extensive peer-reviewed research, public outreach work, and, through the Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership, direct engagement across eleven countries in Asia and Africa. In 2014, Prof. Laxminarayan served on the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology’s antimicrobial resistance working group. Currently, he is a voting member of the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance. An economist and epidemiologist by training, Prof. Laxminarayan’s research integrates the use of epidemiological models of infectious disease and drug resistance into the economic analysis of public health problems.