• Affiliate Assistant Professor, Global Health
  • Director, Sherris Consulting
  • Global Health Consultant, Life Sciences Washington

PO Box 60195
Shoreline, WA 98160
United States

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Jacqueline Sherris has worked global health for over 30 years, leading programs and partnerships that built evidence and practice to reduce global disease burden inequities. She worked for PATH for over 20 years, including 7 years as Vice President for Global Programs. She has worked with diverse donors and partners, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, Merck, WHO, and others, and has served as an invited writer and speaker on global health themes including innovation to scale, cervical cancer prevention, women's health, and chronic diseases. Since mid-2014, Dr. Sherris has led Sherris Consulting, working with a variety of global health organizations to assess program and organizational efforts; develop long-term strategic goals, objectives, and implementation frameworks; assess partner, donor, and policy environments; and build partnerships and funding opportunities. She is particularly interested in working with organizations that are at a strategic juncture in terms of size, experience, funding, or other factors, and are seeking to systematically strengthen the impact and sustainability of their work.

  • PhD (Purdue University)
  • BS (University of Washington)
  • MS (Purdue University)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Business and Public Private Partnerships
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Drug and Vaccine Development
  • Family Planning
  • Health Technologies
  • Immunizations
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Improving Reproductive Health in Developing Countries


Sherris J, Reflections on 20 Years of Effort to Reduce Cervical Cancer Burden Worldwide. 29th International Papillomavirus Conference, Seattle, August 35, 2014

Sherris J, Sustaining Population Health. in Madhavan G, ed., Practicing Sustainability. 2012; 17:83-85.

Sherris J, Bernson J. Integration of health services: Theory and Practice. Harvard College Global Health Review. Winter 2011; volume III, 1:46-49

Sherris J, Wittet S, Kleine A, Sellors J, Luciani S, Sankaranarayanan R, Barone MA. Evidence-based, alternative cervical cancer screening approaches in low-resource settings. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2009;35(3):147-152.

Harner-Jay C, Sherris J. Global Health Commentaries: PATH’s approach to product introduction in developing countries. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2008;97(12):5080-5083.