Dr. Orin Levine leads the foundation’s efforts to accelerate the introduction of new vaccines and related technologies and to improve routine immunization systems. He is the foundation’s focal point for engagement with the Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, whose mission is saving children’s lives by increasing access to immunization in poor countries.
Before joining the foundation’s Global Development division in 2012, Orin was a professor of International Health, and executive director of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has also served as a steering committee member of the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration and co-chair of its Global Access Working Group, as well as president, Committee on Global Health, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.
Orin graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and received a Ph.D. in epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.