Dr. Benjamin Anderson and Dr. Jillian Pintye were both recently recognized by the Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA) with a pair of awards. Winners were selected by a panel of global health experts chaired by Erin McCarthy, senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and WGHA board member. Anderson, a professor of Global Health, earned the Pioneers Award for Impact. Pintye, an Assistant Professor Global Health, received the Pioneers Rising Leader honor. 

Awardees will be honored at the Pioneers of Global Health Awards Dinner & Auction on October 17, 2019. Table sponsorships and limited individual tickets are available to the public for online purchase.

Pioneers Award for Impact: Dr. Benjamin Anderson, Breast Health Global Initiative, University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

WGHA’s sixth annual Pioneers Award for Impact recognizes Dr. Benjamin Anderson, who’s created a global breast oncology community to improve breast cancer early diagnosis and treatment in low-resource settings.

Pioneers Rising Leader: Dr. Jillian Pintye, University of Washington, Department of Global Health

WGHA’s 2019 Pioneers Rising Leader is Dr. Jillian Pintye, whose impatience to prevent HIV is already making a difference for pregnant women and has expanded HIV prevention options for policymakers.

Read more at WGHA.