Dr. Rekart is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease with additional training in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health.

He served as the Director of STI/HIV Prevention and Control at the BCCDC for 25 years from 1985-2010. He was also the Principal Investigator for a $5.6M CIDA-sponsored project in southern Vietnam that established a network of 9 STD clinics for low income sex workers in 4 provinces.

In 2010 he moved to SPPH, where he helped to develop the Global and Indigenous Health theme.

Dr. Rekart worked with MSF as the HIV and Outpatient Doctor at a comprehensive healthcare clinic in Swaziland from 2013 to 2014, and in 2014 took up an Ebola assignment in Sierra Leone.

From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Rekart has continued to work with MSF in Myanmar, China and Thailand.

He is currently the Asia Regional Medical Coordinator for MSF Spain.

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SPPH 581I Morbidity and Mortality in Low and Middle Income Countries
SPPH 581J Overview of Global Health
SPPH 581K Practical Knowledge and Skills for Working in Global Health