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Our Global Heath Program leadership team oversees the foundation's work to improve health conditions in developing countries. You can learn more about the advisory committee.

Trevor Mundel

President,
Global Health

Dr. Trevor Mundel leads the foundation’s efforts in research and development of health solutions, including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics.

Kim Bush

Director,
Global Health

Kim C. Bush leads the foundation’s efforts to broaden and deepen engagement and partnership initiatives with healthcare industry sectors.

William Foege

Senior Fellow,
Global Health

Dr. William Foege advises the foundation on strategies that could be usefully pursued in global health.

Lance Gordon

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Lance Gordon leads the effort to reduce the burden of selected infectious diseases on the world’s poorest people.

Dan Hartman

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Dan Hartman leads a team that provides technical expertise in drug and diagnostic development.

Penny Heaton

Director,
Global Health

Penny Heaton is director of Vaccine Development within the Global Health Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Toni Hoover

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Toni Hoover works on strategic planning and organizational development to advance the foundation’s principles.

Gilla Kaplan

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Gilla Kaplan leads the foundation’s Global Health Program Scientific Advisory Committee.

Keith Klugman

Director,
Global Health

Keith Klugman, director for pneumonia, leads the foundation’s work to improve the development and delivery of pneumonia vaccines and expand the use of antibiotic treatments and diagnostic tools.

Alan Magill

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Alan Magill oversees the development and implementation of malaria eradication strategies for the foundation.

Mike Poole

Director,
Global Health

Mike Poole is responsible for coordinating and evaluating new investment opportunities in R&D technologies, and oversees Global Health leadership engagements and strategic operations.

Chris Wilson

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Chris Wilson, leads a team that targets fundamental scientific and technological advances in global health.

Scientific Advisory Committee

Our Global Health Program advisory committee is comprised of a group of esteemed experts from outside of the foundation who offer a wide range of experiences and perspectives. This group plays an important role in strengthening our work by offering independent assessments of our strategies and helping us evaluate results.

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