leader-FlemingD.jpg David Fleming

David Fleming, MD

Vice President, Global Health Programs

Dr. David Fleming is PATH’s vice president of Global Health Programs, which consists of 1,000 staff working across the world. This division brings together PATH’s deep country expertise and its diverse technical expertise to improve the health outcomes of vulnerable people and communities. Dr. Fleming oversees PATH's presence in 14 offices and 70 countries around the world, facilitating the organization's ability to achieve impact through innovative approaches and solutions. Dr. Fleming also oversees PATH’s scientific expertise in sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health, nutrition; noncommunicable diseases; malaria; neglected tropical diseases; HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis; health systems innovation and delivery; and digital health.

Before joining PATH in 2014, Dr. Fleming served as the director and health officer for Public Health - Seattle and King County (PHSKC). Previously, Dr. Fleming was the director of Global Health Strategies at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Fleming also served as Deputy Director at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and as the State Epidemiologist for the Oregon Health Division.