As an infectious disease physician who has been an avid lap swimmer for years, the decision to join the World Swim for Malaria was an easy one. I watched the JWT ad on the home page and was haunted for days. Image seven jumbo jets, each filled only with children, crashing every day: how do you think the world would respond? My swimming has always been something important I do for myself; for the next three months, it will take on added meaning.
I’m also participating in the swim as a way of saluting a good friend and colleague, Dr. Drew Lewis, who has spent the better part of the last four