"...So much has been said and written about the legendary life of Dr Eric Noji -- and his story is so mythic in its sweep -- that it's difficult to summarize his career without restating clichés that have already been digested by dozens of his admirers. To start with the obvious, he is the most influential public health figure in the disaster relief and humanitarian crisis community, having introduced more innovations into current health response to disasters than any of his contemporaries. Relentlessly imaginative, iconoclastic and innovative, Eric Noji grabbed a hold of the international humanitarian community's consciousness in 1985 and never let go for the next three decades, always staying ahead of the pack in terms of creativity but never losing his remarkable ability to communicate his increasingly sophisticated ideas to the general public and senior-level decision-makers in governments, the UN, corporations and philanthropic organizations. His supremacy as disaster icon remains unchallenged to this day, years after having left the Centers for Disease Control where he first achieved prominence..."
From the Foreword to his soon-to-be published book of memoirs: "Confessions of a Wanderer: A Journey to the Frontiers of Anarchy", Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (anticipated publication date, October 2013).