Former Malaria No More CEO David Bowen, PhD, is one of the country’s leading experts on the intersection between health, science, and public policy.
Prior to joining Malaria No More in November 2011, Dr. Bowen served as the deputy director for global health policy and advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he was responsible for developing partnerships with global governments to improve vaccination rates, and accelerate the eradication of polio.
Prior to joining the Gates Foundation, Dr. Bowen served as staff director for health of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where he played a central role in writing and negotiating major U.S. health legislation.
Dr. Bowen joined the staff of the Committee as a Congressional Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1999. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Bowen held a joint appointment as a visiting fellow in the Department of Health Care Policy at the Harvard Medical School. Prior to his work in the Senate, Dr. Bowen received his undergraduate education at Brown University then earned a Ph.D. in neurobiology at the University of California, San Francisco.