Wenhui Mao

Assistant Director, Programs

As an Assistant Director, Programs for the Global Health Innovation Center and Innovations in Healthcare, Wenhui supports the knowledge and research initiatives, content and project management and strategy for the BMGF Launch & Scale Speedometer program, the COVID-19 Global Accountability Program, and the Catalytic COVID-19 “Test and Treat” program. Wenhui brings expertise in health economics and health policy and is passionate at improving the access to and equity of health services globally. She has been working extensively in the health reform and health policies of low and middle income countries, and their impact on global health. Wenhui has published over 120 academic articles, policy briefs, working papers and blogs. She serves as the research committee of Consortium of University of Global Health (CUGH), Editorial Board Member and Guest Editor for multiple journals.

Prior to joining GHIC, Wenhui was a Senior Policy and Research Associate at the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health and a postdoctoral scholar at Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University. Wenhui received her Ph.D. in Health Economics and B.A. in Public Health from Fudan University, China.