Chris Elias

Global Health
0 PATH chief to leave, will head to Gates Foundation

 Chris Elias Chris Elias, head of Seattle-based PATH, announced today that he is leaving, after a decade, to take over as head of the global development program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The news release includes these generic quotes: “Chris brings great experience in managing complex programs on…

Global Health
0 Seattle still wants to save the world

As regular readers know, the title of last week’s “Can Seattle Save the World? (Poverty, Health and Chocolate)” was tongue-firmly-in-cheek, but also meant to raise some important questions. There’s a serious debate about the meaning and priority of “health” in “global health.” The event itself proved so popular that we…

Global Health
0 PATH Prez Responds to Microbicide Post

Chris Elias They’re a funny bunch, those PATH folks. I gave them credit for having long been advocates for an anti-HIV microbicide … and they take exception! Here is a response from Dr. Chris Elias, president and CEO of PATH: Thanks, Tom. I think you have given PATH–and me–a bit…