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Biography 

Dr Grove is the Director of the department of Information, Evidence and Research (IER) in the Metrics and Measurement Cluster in WHO. He joined WHO on 1 September 2017. Before joining WHO, John was the Deputy Director for Evidence and Policy in the MNCH team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). He was responsible for the investment portfolio on evidence and research and also worked within the division to set strategy and guide related health analytics, in addition to being a designated representative on evidence with the foundation’s external partners, including the UN system. Prior to MNCH, he was based in the global health strategy team in the Office of the President and worked across the organization on strategy and evaluation
processes and investments. Prior to BMGF, John was with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 8 years in Africa supervising disease surveillance, program monitoring and evaluation, health informatics, nurse, lab, and medical training programs, and as a lead US diplomat with host country governments on technical assistance and resource negotiation.

Education 
  • PhD (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
  • MA (University of San Francisco)
  • BA (Kent State University)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • French
Health Topics 
  • Causes of Death
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Policy
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Health Technologies
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Policy Monitoring
  • Qualitative Research and Methods
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

Grove, J. Aiming for Utility in “Systems-based Evaluation”: A Research-based Framework for Practitioners. IDS Bulletin, 46: 1. SN 1759-5436. http://dx.doi.org/10.111/1759-5436.12121. January 2015.

Kovacs, S.D., Mulholland, K., Bosch, J., Campbell, H., Forouzanfar, M., Khalil, I., Lim, S., Liu, L., Maley, S., Mathers, C., Matheson, A., Mokdad, A., O’Brien, K., Parashar, U., Schaafsma, T., Steele, D., Hawes, Grove, J.T. Deconstructing the differences: a comparison of GBD 2010 and CHERG’s approach to estimating the mortality burden of diarrhea, pneumonia, and their etiologies. BMC Infectious Diseases, 15:16. DOI 10.1186/s12879-014-0728-4. January 2015. (Highly Accessed)

Grove, J., Brown, W., Setel, P. Making the most of common impact metrics: Promising approaches that need further study. (Commentary) BMC Public Health 2013, 13 (Suppl 2): S8

Grove, J. Utility and practice of systems-based evaluation: A case Study of health service expansion in Lusaka, Zambia. (Dissertation). Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. http://researchbank.rmit.edu.au/eserv/rmit:160050/Grove.pdf. February 17, 20120.

Closser, S., Rosenthal, A., Parris, T., Maes, K., Justice, J., Cox, K., Luck, M., Landis, R. M., Grove, J., Tedoff, P., Venczel, L., Nsubuga, P., Kuzara, J., Neergheen, V. Methods for evaluating the impact of vertical programs on health systems: protocol for a study on the impact of the global polio eradication initiative on strengthening routine immunization and primary health care. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:728

Grove, J., Kibel, B., Haas, T., EvaluLEAD: A Guide for Shaping and Evaluating Leadership Development Programs. 2005. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation. www.wkkf.org.

Grove, J., Kibel, B., Haas, T., EvaluLEAD: An Open-systems Perspective on Evaluating Leadership Development Programs. In, Martineu, J, Hannum, K., Reinelt, C., The Handbook of Leadership Development. 2006. Jossey-Bass.

Hallett, T.B., Aberle-Grasse, J., Bello, G., Boulos, L-M., Cayemittes, M.P.A., Cheluget, B., Chipeta, J., Dorrington, R., Dube, S., Ekra, A.K., Garcia-Calleja, J.M., Garnett, G.P., Greby, S., Gregson, S., Grove, J. T., Hader, S., Hanson, J., Hladik, W., Ismail, S., Kassim, S., Kirungi, W., Kouassi, L., Mahomva, A., Marum, L., Maurice, C., Nolan, M., Rehle, T., Stover, J., Walker, N. Declines in HIV prevalence can be associated with changing sexual behaviour in Uganda, urban Kenya, Zimbabwe, and urban Haiti. Sex Transm Infect 2006; 82:i1-i8 doi:10.1136/sti.2005.016014

Blogs
April 12, 2013 Tackling the Two Biggest Killer of Kids: Pneumonia and Diarrhea. http://www.impatientoptimists.org/Posts/2013/04/Tackling-the-two-biggest-killers-of-kids-pneumonia-and-diarrhea


Book Reviews
Managers Who Lead: A Handbook for Improving Health Services. Management Sciences for Health, Cambridge, MA, 2005.