In Reply: Issues of global health have garnered more public and private resources in the past decade than ever before, and university-based global health programs have likewise emerged to promote welfare overseas through academic partnerships. Mr Leeds and Ms Zaeh suggest that the current capacity of these programs is too small to have a meaningful effect. Yet current trends suggest that these programs are indeed growing, and this nascent stage may be the best time to discuss and to shape their potential.
Lemery J. Academic Institutions as Agents for International Outreach—Reply. JAMA. 2010;304(3):271-272. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.988