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David Fleming, MD

Vice President, Global Health Programs, PATH

As the Vice President of Global Health Programs at PATH, Dr. Fleming leads PATH’s reproductive health, maternal, child health and nutrition, noncommunicable diseases, malaria control and elimination, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis programs. Prior to PATH Dr. Fleming was the head of Public Health-Seattle & King County and previously directed the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Strategies Program. Dr. Fleming has also served as the Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While at CDC, Dr. Fleming led efforts to develop the agency’s scientific and programmatic capabilities, and served as the principal source of scientific and programmatic expertise in CDC’s Office of the Director. He provided oversight of CDC’s global health portfolio through its Office of Global Health, and the Director’s offices of Minority Health, Women’s Health, and Associate Director for Science. He has served on a number of Institute of Medicine and federal advisory committees, the Boards of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, as President of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and as the State Epidemiologist of Oregon. Dr. Fleming received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He serves on the faculty of the departments of public health at both the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.