SMU Faculty Experts

Eric Bing

Professor of Global Health
Applied Physiology and Wellness - Simmons School
Anthropology - Dedman College

Global health researcher Eric G. Bing, Ph.D., is professor of global health in a concurrent appointment with the George W. Bush Institute. At SMU he is a professor of global health in the Applied Physiology and Wellness Department in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and in the Department of Anthropology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.  He also is a senior fellow and director of global health at the Bush Institute.

Bing has developed and managed global health programs in Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, including HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Rwanda, Angola, Nigeria, Namibia, Belize and Jamaica. For his efforts he was awarded the Alfred Haynes International Health Leadership Award in 2002, named in 2006 a Paul G. Rogers International Health Research Ambassador from Research! America and named 2010 Professor of the Year at Charles Drew University.

Most recently, SMU students joined Bing in renovating a clinic for the screening and treatment of cervical cancer in Zambia.

Can Discuss:

  • Worldwide health issues
  • Obstacles to adequate health care
  • Care and treatment programs in Africa, Central American and the Caribbean
  • Worldwide health initiatives


Eric Bing in the News

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