Help, Don’t Eat: King Holmes Awarded the Distinguished Leadership in Global Health Award at CUGH 2019

Years ago, global health expert King Holmes was called in to help connect the disparate divisions of a large, unnamed organization. On his first day, he went to talk with a division leader and saw the following on an office white board:

Eat them or be eaten.

He thought a moment. Then he picked up an eraser and cleaned the board. In place of the carnivorous phrase, he wrote: 

Help them and grow stronger together. 

Department Welcomes New Director of Finance and Administration

The Department of Global Health (DGH) is delighted to welcome our new Director of Finance and Administration, Dana Panteleeff.  Dana has a long and deep connection to UW and DGH.  She joins us most recently from Bloodworks NW (Puget Sound Blood Center's current name) where she was Chief Operating Officer of their Research Institute.  In that role, she was responsible for overall management of the organization, including driving the development and execution of the Institute's long- and short-range strategies, establishing and managing the Institute's annual budget, and general "keeping the

Jared Baeten Named Vice Chair of Department

We are delighted to announce that Jared Baeten, MD, PhD has agreed to serve as Vice Chair for the Department of Global Health. Dr. Baeten, who is also a Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, has been conducting HIV- and STD-related research since 1997 and is widely respected for his leadership of clinical trials of interventions to prevent HIV transmission. As Vice Chair Dr.