The Task Force is led by the Office of the President and a seven-member executive team, which reports to The Task Force’s Board of Directors. The Task Force’s programs are led by world-leading experts in the fields of infectious disease, neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, public health informatics, and field epidemiology.
David A. Ross, ScD, took office as The Task Force’s third president and chief executive officer (CEO) in May 2016. Prior to assuming leadership of The Task Force, Dr. Ross served for 16 years as director of The Task Force’s Public Health Informatics Institute and vice president for program development. A recognized leader in global health, Dr. Ross has led collaborative programs to strengthen information capacity of public health systems in the United States and other countries for more than three decades years.“We have long believed collaboration is essential to solving large-scale health problems,” said Dr. Ross. “No one organization has the resources or expertise to address these issues. It is through our partnerships that we have been able to have an extraordinary collective impact.” Learn more about Dr. Ross here.
Programs of The Task Force for Global Health are led by eight global health experts in neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, and human resource information systems. For more about our program directors, visit here.
Board of Directors
The Task Force Board of Directors has a fiduciary responsibility and oversees the organization’s business operations and resources. Its members consist of distinguished experts in global health, philanthropy, finance, development, and law, drawn from a cross-section of the non-profit, corporate, and academic communities.