Bruce Gellin

Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH

Chief of Global Public Health Strategy, The Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Bruce Gellin, M.D. M.P.H., is the 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. Previous to his role at Rockefeller, Dr. Gellin was the 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 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, and was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and previously worked 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.