Marcelo Korc, PhD, MPH has been a regional advisor with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) since 1998. Currently, he has responsibility for developing the regional cooperation program on health and human security for the Americas. Previously, Dr. Korc provided policy and technical advice to senior government officials on environmental health, social health determinants, violence prevention, human security, and healthy settings in the U.S.-Mexico border region, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. Dr. Korc received a B.Sc. in chemical engineering (cum laude) from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 1987, a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester in New York in 1992, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas in 2011. He was an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow in 1994 and received the Sandy Tyler Endowed Fellowship in Health Sciences in 2011.