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Dr.Kristian Olson

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Kristian Olson is the Director of the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech). He is both a Paediatrician and Internist and serves as a Clinician Educator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He has` worked in Thailand, Darfur, Indonesia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and India, is a serial innovator and one of the architects of the CAMTech Innovation platform. He completed an undergraduate degree in biology at the University of British Columbia, medical school at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and his residency training in the Combined Harvard Medicine and Pediatrics Program. He trained in the Masters of Public Health program at the University of Sydney as a US Fulbright Scholar and completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2003. In 2009, he was named to the Scientific American Top 10 Honor Roll as an individual who has demonstrated leadership in applying new technologies and biomedical discoveries for the benefit of humanity..


United States

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Clinical (Physician,Other)

Public Health (Public Health)

Academic (Faculty/Professor/Lecturer)


Associate Professor, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1998 -


Medical Director, Consortium for Affordable Medical Technology, 2012 -


American Board Certification Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Combined Program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, 1998 - 2002

M.D., Vanderbilit University School of Medicine, 1993 - 1998

DTM&H, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2003 - 2003

MPH, University of Sydney, 1996 - 1998