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Dr. Bruce Gellin, M.D. M.P.H

Senior Vice President and Chief of Global Public Health Strategy, The Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Bruce Gellin, M.D. M.P.H., is a Senior Vice President and Chief of Global Public Health Strategy for The Rockefeller Foundation. In this role, Dr. Gellin advances the development and execution of Rockefeller’s strategic vision for global public health and pandemic prevention work, now including Rockefeller’s commitment to finding scalable solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change on the health of vulnerable populations. Previous to his role at Rockefeller, Dr. Gellin was President of Global Immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute. Dr. Gellin has also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the National Vaccine Program Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS), where he was the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health on vaccine and immunization programs and policies. Dr. Gellin also represented HHS as a technical and policy advisor to the World Health Organization with a focus on influenza and vaccine hesitancy and as a contributor to the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration and the influenza Global Action Vaccine Action Plan. Dr. Gellin earned a master’s degree in public health in epidemiology from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College, was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Luce Scholar in the Philippines and a Warren Weaver Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation. He previously help positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gellin achieved board certification in internal medicine and infectious diseases and serves as a peer reviewer for over a dozen medical journals.