Gary Darmstadt

Senior Fellow



Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt, senior fellow for Global Development, leads the foundation’s work on cross-program learning and integration opportunities that show promising impact and strategic importance involving women and girls.

Dr. Darmstadt was formerly associate professor and founding director of the International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has trained in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, in dermatology at Stanford University, and in pediatric infectious disease as a fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he was assistant professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine. Dr. Darmstadt left the University of Washington to serve as senior research advisor for the Saving Newborn Lives program of Save the Children-US, a Gates Foundation funded program, where he led the development and implementation of the global research strategy for newborn health and survival, before joining Johns Hopkins.


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