COMMISSIONERS

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PETER HOTEZ, MD, PHD

Co-Chair

Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine| Baylor College of Medicine
Professor|Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics|Texas Children's Hospital
Co-Director|Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development

SAAD OMER, MBBS, MPH, PHD, FIDSA

Co-Chair

​Director | Yale Institute for Global Health
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) | Yale School of Medicine
Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases | Yale School of Public Health

REBECCA COONEY, PHD

Commissioning Editor

North American Executive Editor at The Lancet
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REGINA BENJAMIN, MD, MBA

A physician and a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 18th Surgeon General of the United States.

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NOEL BREWER, PHD

Professor, Department of Heath Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina

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ALISON BUTTENHEIM, PHD, MBA

Patricia Bleznak and Howard A. Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women’s Health, Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Policy, and Associate Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, University of Pennsylvania

 
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TIMOTHY CALLAGAHN, PHD

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

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ARTHUR CAPLAN, PHD

Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics, Department of Population Health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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RICHARD CARPIANO, PHD, MPH

Professor of Public Policy and Sociology| University of California, Riverside

 
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CHELSEA CLINTON, DPHIL, MPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor| Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

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RENEE DIRESTA

Research Manager| Stanford Internet Observatory

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LISA FLOWERS, MD, MPH

Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Fellowship Director, Lower Anogenital Screening and Treatment 
Director of Colposcopy and Anoscopy Services
Emory University School of Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute

 
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ALISON GALVANI, PHD

Burnett and Stender Families Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)| Yale University, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Modeling and Analysis (CIDMA)

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REKHA LAKSHMANAN, MHA

Director of Advocacy and Policy for The Immunization Partnership

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YVONNE (BONNIE) MALDONADO, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity; Professor of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy; Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases| Stanford University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control and Attending Physician| Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

 
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MICHELLE MELLO, JD, PHD

Professor of Law | Stanford Law School
Professor of Medicine | Center for Health Policy / Primary Care and Outcomes Research | Department of Medicine | Stanford University School of Medicine

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DOUG OPEL, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics| University of Washington School of Medicine, Associate Director| Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children's Research Institute

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DAN SALMON, PHD, MPH

Professor & Director, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

 
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JASON SCHWARTZ, PHD

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and the History of Medicine, Yale School of Public Health

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WENDY E. PARMET, JD

Matthews University DistinguishedProfessor of Law and Professor of PublicPolicy and Urban AffairsNortheastern University

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JOSH SHARFSTEIN, MD

Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 
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SEMA K. SGAIER, PHD

Co-Founder and CEO of Surgo Ventures

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STAFF

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JAD A. ELHARAKE, MPH

Commission Coordinator

Project Manager| Yale Institute for Global Health

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KELSEY SMITH

Senior Administrative Assistant

Yale Institute for Global Health

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DOUGLAS SORIANO OSEJO

Executive Support

Baylor College of Medicine