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Bio: Gary Gilliland, M.D., PhD

As president and director of Fred Hutch, Dr. Gilliland sets the strategic direction of the center, oversees center-wide initiatives and represents the Hutch’s interests to major partners and governmental bodies. Dr. Gilliland’s background is as a researcher and clinician specializing in blood cancers like leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. He has made major contributions to the … Continued

Bio: David Fleming, MD

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 … Continued

Bio: Jeffrey Duchin, MD

Jeff Duchin is the Health Officer for Public Health–Seattle & King County and also serves as the Chief of the Department’s Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Section. As Heath Officer, Jeff is the key science advisor on program and policy development and provides leadership in developing priorities and setting strategies for the Department’s work. He … Continued

Bio: Steve Davis, MA, JD

Steve Davis is president and chief executive officer of PATH, a Seattle-based international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. He oversees the organization’s diverse portfolio, leads PATH’s overall strategy, fosters partnerships, and represents PATH around the world. Mr. Davis’ long-standing commitment to human rights and global development grew from his early work on … Continued

Bio: Judith N. Wasserheit, MD, MPH

Judith N. Wasserheit MD, MPH is currently Professor of Medicine and Global Health and Chair of the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine. She is also an Affiliate Investigator the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She was formerly the Director of … Continued

Bio: Maurizio Vecchione

Maurizio Vecchione is the Sr. Vice President for Global Good and Research at Intellectual Ventures in charge of the Global Good Fund. In this role, he oversees IV’s collaboration with Bill Gates to invent and deploy technology specifically focused on improving life in developing countries, as well as the Intellectual Ventures Laboratory and Institute for … Continued

Bio: Kenneth D. Stuart, PhD

Dr. Stuart is the Founder of the Center for Infectious Disease Research (formerly Seattle Biomedical Research Institute), a non-profit organization focused on discovering new solutions for malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, as well as lesser known but equally deadly diseases such as African sleeping sickness, Chagas disease and leishmaniasis. He is also Professor of Global Health … Continued

Bio: Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD

Dr. Guy Palmer holds the Jan and Jack Creighton Endowed Chair in Global Health at Washington State University where he is Regents Professor of Pathology & Infectious Diseases. The founding director of WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, he currently leads global efforts at WSU as the Senior Director for Global Health. … Continued

Bio: David Owens, MBA

David Owens serves as World Vision’s Chief Development Officer & National Director in Foundations Engagement, and is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with US Fortune 50 corporations, major foundations, nonprofit and public sector entities. World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full … Continued

Bio: Christopher J.L. Murray

Christopher J.L. Murray, MD, DPhil, is the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington. A physician and health economist, Dr. Murray is considered a founder of modern population health measurement. His work has helped shape health policies around the world. Dr. Murray co-created … Continued