Board of Advisors

Meet our Board

The DGHI Board of Advisors comprises experts in global health and related fields who provide input to the director on the institute’s strategic direction and philanthropic goals and provide connections to global health issues and organizations.

Dave Gendell, T’83

Dave Gendell T’83

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

Chris Elias

Chris Elias

President, Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Pape Gaye

Pape Gaye

Founder and President, Baobab Institute for Health and Development and President Emeritus of IntraHealth International

Thomas M. Gorrie

Thomas M. Gorrie

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

Remembering Paul Farmer

DGHI is mourning the loss of Paul Farmer ‘82, an emeritus member of the DGHI board of advisors and great supporter of DGHI’s research and education around the world, who died in February 2022. Read more about Farmer’s life and work.

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DGHI Reacts to the Death of Dr. Paul Farmer

Faculty, students and alumni share grief, appreciation at the passing of a global...

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Dr. Paul Farmer