Dr. Orin Levine leads the foundation’s efforts to accelerate the introduction of new vaccinesand related technologies and to improve routine immunization systems. He is the Foundation’s focal point for engagement with the GAVI Alliance whose mission is saving children’s lives by increasing access to immunization in poor countries.
Before joining the foundation’s Global Development Program in 2012, Dr. Levine was a Professor of International Health, and Executive Director of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has also served as a Steering Committee Member of the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration and Co-Chair of its Global Access Working Group, as well as President, Committee on Global Health, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.
Dr. Levine graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and received a PhD in epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
January 19, 2017 / Orin Levine
A profile of Dr. Keith Klugman, one of the foundation’s most prolific experts in infectious disease.
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September 06, 2016 / Orin Levine
Vaccine Delivery Newsletter Vol.II
Director Penny Heaton shares latest in Vaccine Development.
March 02, 2016 / Orin Levine
All of our vaccine-related work together depends on strong delivery systems within countries. Behind this work stand the passionate, dedicated individuals who make up the Vaccine Delivery Country Programs and Partnerships team.
April 28, 2015 / Amie Batson, Orin Levine
This World Immunization Week, Orin Levine and Amie Batson reflect on the value of vaccines.
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