Orin Levine oversees four teams that focus on delivery of interventions that reduce under-five and maternal mortality, limit the spread of vaccine-preventable disease, and promote more equitable health outcomes within countries and globally. He also represents the foundation on the governing board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, whose mission is to save children’s lives by increasing access to immunization in low-income countries, and represents the foundation on the steering committee of the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative, an international partnership aimed at improving PHC through better measurement.
Before joining the foundation’s Global Development Division in 2012, Orin was a tenured professor of international health and executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has also served as a steering committee member at the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration and co-chair of its Global Access Working Group, as well as president of the Committee on Global Health at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.
Orin has a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.