Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is chaired by David Gendell 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
Thomas Gorrie photo

Thomas M. Gorrie

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

Leslie Bains

Leslie Bains, PA '97, PA '00

Managing Director, Citi Private Bank

Craig Brater

D. Craig Brater

Vice President of Programs, Walther Cancer Foundation, Regenstrief Foundation

Brian Clement

Brian Clement T ‘11

Associate, Investments, Greystar

Chris Elias

Chris Elias

President, Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer, T'82

Co-founder, Partners In Health; Duke Board of Trustees; Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University

Roy Tyler Frizzell, MD

Roy Tyler Frizzell, MD

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

Elizabeth Fuller

Elizabeth Fuller


Pape Gaye photo

Pape Gaye

President and CEO, IntraHealth International

Dave Gendell

Dave Gendell, T'83

Chairman, DGHI Board of Advisors
Partner, Tontine Associates LLC; Vice Chairman, IES

Jenn Gross

Jennifer Gross T ‘97

Founder and CEO, Blue Chip Foundation

Larry H. Hollier

Larry H. Hollier T ‘87

Chief of Plastic Surgery
Texas Children’s Hospital

Andrew Huang

Andrew T. Huang

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

Elaine Leavenworth

Elaine Leavenworth, T'80

Sr. V.P. Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer, Abbott

Jack Leslie photo

Jack Leslie, PA'14

Chairman, Weber Shandwick

Christine McKenna photo

Christine McKenna, T'08

Sr. Manager, Corporate Affairs, Pfizer