Our distinguished External Advisory Board members come from a wide variety of disciplines and fields of expertise — not only health sciences but also law, engineering, climate change, information management, and veterinary medicine.

Ala Alwan, MBChB
Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington

Arun Chockalingam, MS, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Professor, Epidemiology and Global Health
Director, Office of Global Public Health Education and Training
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Canada

Jacqueline Darroch, PhD
Senior Fellow, Guttmacher Institute

Christopher Elias, MD, MPH
President, Global Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

David Fleming, MD
Vice President of Public Health, PATH

Patricia Garcia, MD, MPH, PhD 
Minister of Health, Peru
Peru

Denis Hayes, JD
President and CEO, The Bullitt Foundation

Lee Huntsman, PhD
President Emeritus, University of Washington

Margaret (Peggy) Hamburg, MD
Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine

Ruth Nduati, MBChB, MPH
Professor of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, Department of Padediatrics, University of Nairobi
Kenya

Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD
Creighton Chair and Senior Director of Global Health
Regents Professor of Pathology and Infectious Diseases
Washington State University

Vikram Patel, FMedSci
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Joint Director of the Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries at the Public Health Foundation of India

Peter Piot, MD, PhD, FRCP, FMedSci
Director and Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 
United Kingdom

Brooks Simpson
President, Pacific Rim Medical Systems

Bruder Stapleton, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Seattle Children’s
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington

David Vlahov, PhD, RN, FAAN
Former Dean
Endowed Professor in Nursing Education
School of Nursing, University of California - San Francisco