William A. Haseltine

William A. Haseltine is the chair and president of ACCESS Health International. Haseltine, PhD, is a scientist, businessman, philanthropist, and author. He is known for his pioneering work on cancer, HIV/AIDS, genomics, and global health. He was a professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health. He has founded many biotechnology companies and brought numerous drugs to market. His most recent book, Variants! The Shape-Shifting Challenge of COVID-19, explores SARS-CoV-2 viral variations and their potential impact on the course of the pandemic.


COVID-19: An Investment in Our Economy

Policymakers and leaders must recognize that an investment in the health of our people is an investment in our economy


Britain's Moral Bankruptcy Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Why a study set to deliberately infect people with coronavirus is unethical, unnecessary, and likely to be uninformative


Eroding Faith in Public Health Leaders

Examining political pressures and public trust in public health leadership


Midsummer for the Season—But Not the Coronavirus

A case in poor leadership, the U.S. containment strategy has lacked clarity, consistency, credibility, and compassion