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The Asian Development Bank’s focus on reducing poverty in Asia

Center for Global Health Seminar

Speaker: Jeremy Hovland, MA, JD

Jeremy Hovland grew up in Corvallis and attended Corvallis High School, graduating in 1970. He received his BA from Harvard College in 1974, with a magna cum laude in history. He then received an MA in Asian studies from Harvard in 1976 (spending a year as a research fellow at Kyoto University in Japan), and a JD from Harvard Law School in 1979.

After several years working with an international law firm in New York and Tokyo, and three years with an investment bank in Hong Kong, Jeremy joined the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila in 1985. He remained at the ADB for the next 27 years, serving in a number of different capacities until his retirement in 2012. Jeremy also served as interim general counsel of the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development in Rome in 2014.

Tuesday, February 19 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Hallie E. Ford Center For Healthy Children and Families, 115
2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97330

Event Type

Lecture or Presentation

Event Topic

Health and Well-being


Community, Faculty and Staff, Student, Graduate, Undergraduate



College of Public Health and Human Sciences


Contact Name

Chunhuei Chi

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