Curriculum Vitae of Lester Darryl Geneviève
Expertise: With a background in Medicine (Bachelor and Master) and Global Health (Master of Science from the University of Geneva, 2017), Lester Geneviève is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel, Switzerland. He did a specialization semester at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH) where he acquired a solid knowledge in epidemiology and biostatistics. He was also trained in innovative participatory research methods such as citizen science and crowdsourcing by the Citizen Cyberlab (a partnership between the University of Geneva, CERN and UNITAR) and the GovLab Academy from New York University. He later used this training and collaborated with the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), EnviroSPACE Lab (UNIGE), Citizen Cyberlab and the Global Health Institute (UNIGE) in finding innovative citizen participatory solutions to fight the global snakebite crisis. He also had clinical training at the University Hospitals of Bordeaux in France and at Queen Victoria hospital in Mauritius. He worked as a research assistant for the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life (MOHQL) of the Republic of Mauritius and the International Association of Cancer Registries (IACR) and helped in the creation of the first national cancer registry of his country. His main research interests include the fields of smarter health systems and precision global health through the use of innovative technologies and big data. His research is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Obtained the Open Seventeen Challenge Programs call 2016, a joint initiative of the Citizen Cyberlab, GovLab, The ONE Campaign and SciFabric
Jet d’Or de Genève 2016 – Best young researcher poster award, Geneva Health Forum
Stations of work: Lester Geneviève is currently working as a research assistant at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel.