Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is chaired by Jack Leslie and is composed of members from outside the University representing a range of expertise and experience. Members are appointed by the Duke President. The Board of Advisors includes one young alumni representative.  

The responsibilities of the Board of Advisors  are to:

  • Provide general and global input into the Institute’s strategic direction
  • Identify opportunities for DGHI to participate and contribute at the local and global level
  • Advise on development and fundraising opportunities for the Institute
  • Assess DGHI’s work in relation to its vision and mission
  • Serve as representatives of the Institute among various audiences



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Thomas M. Gorrie

T.M. Gorrie & Associates, LLC;
Chair, DUHS Board of Directors;
Duke Board of Trustees

Leslie Bains

Leslie Bains, PA '97, PA '00

Managing Director, Citi Private Bank

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Stefano Bertozzi

Dean, School of Public Health and Professor, Health and Policy Management, UC Berkeley

Chris Elias

Chris Elias

President, Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Jenn Gross

Jennifer Gross

Founder and CEO, Blue Chip Foundation

Michael Dee

Michael Dee

Senior International Managing Director with Temasek Holdings, retired

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer, T'82

Co-founder, Partners In Health; Duke Board of Trustees

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Pape Gaye

President and CEO, IntraHealth International

Dave Gendell

Dave Gendell, T'83

Partner, Tontine Associates LLC

Andrew Huang

Andrew T. Huang

President and CEO, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center

Elaine Leavenworth

Elaine Leavenworth, T'80

SVP Chief Marketing & External Affairs Officer, Abbott Laboratories

Jack Leslie photo

Jack Leslie, PA'14

Chairman, DGHI Board of Advisors
Chairman, Weber Shandwick

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Christine McKenna, T'08

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Laura Ellen Muglia, T'76, PA'14

Co‐Trustee, The Laura Ellen and Robert Muglia Family Foundation

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Peter Piot

Director and Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Alan Schwartz

Alan D. Schwartz, T'72, PA '03, '09,'12

Executive Chairman, Guggenheim Partners; Duke Board of Trustees

Brian Clement

Brian Clement

Associate L.E.K. Consulting, Charleston, SC

Robert Steel

Robert K. Steel, T'73

New York City former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development; former President and CEO, Wachovia Corporation; former Chairman, Duke Board of Trustees and Trustee Emeritus

Roy Tyler Frizzell, MD

Roy Tyler Frizzell, MD

St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center