Ellen Wild, MPH

Chief Operating Officer

Ellen Wild, MPH, is the Chief Business Strategy Officer for The Task Force for Global Health. In this role, she provides overall strategic business and operational support to The Task Force in the areas of business development and capacity building. Ms. Wild brings on new programs, streamlines business processes, develops policies, and manages the business process improvement unit. Ms. Wild serves as a member of The Task Force Executive Team.

She has 25 years of experience in public health. She joined The Task Force in 1997 as a Project Officer for All Kids Count, a program to support the design of child health information systems. In this role, she provided technical assistance to state and local health departments developing immunization information systems. Most recently, Ms. Wild was Deputy Director of The Task Force’s Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII), where she established core lines of business and provided strategic direction and oversight to the program.

Prior to joining The Task Force, Ms. Wild was the Infant Immunization Program Manager for the Hawaii State Health Department. She directed a statewide immunization campaign, developed and enforced state immunization requirements for school entry, advised physicians and nurses on recommended immunizations, and assessed state immunization levels.

Ms. Wild holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado and a Master of Public Health from the University of Hawaii.

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