Dr. Eric D. Lee is a 2020-2021 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development. He holds a Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases & Immunity from the University of California, Berkeley.


This article presents examples of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)-based responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the importance of developing, supporting, and maintaining HEI networks in low- and middle-income countries.