Dr. David Fleming
David is a global public health and disease prevention expert. He currently is vice president of the Global Health Programs division at PATH, an international health organization spurring innovation to save lives. He also is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health. David is the former director and health officer of Public Health—Seattle and King County, and was director of global health strategies at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He worked in various roles for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including as state epidemiologist and deputy state epidemiologist for the Oregon Health Division.
David currently serves on the boards of Global to Local Partnership, Low Income Investment Fund, Trust for America’s Health, and Washington Global Health Alliance. He is also on the UW School of Public Health Dean’s Council and a member of the Governor’s Public Health and Health Care System advisory group, part of the Safe Start plan established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. His former global health board service includes the Gavi: The Vaccine Alliance, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Health Metrics Network, and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health. He holds a BS in biology from State University of New York and an MD from State University of New York Upstate Medical University.