Dr. Artaman is an epidemiologist with years of experience in clinical, public, and global health epidemiology. He has previously worked as a director in the public sector, a researcher in academia, and a consultant in the private sector. He was formerly an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba (Canada) and a WHO (EU, IARC) consultant and collaborator. He was also a visiting professor at universities in Thailand, Kazakhstan and the UAE. He is currently an expert for the Global Burden of Disease Study.