Kimberly Green, PhD, leads PATH’s Primary Health Care program, which includes teams focusing on health systems and health areas across the life cycle, including maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition; early childhood development; sexual and reproductive health; HIV, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis (HIV/TB/VH); and noncommunicable diseases. Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Green led PATH’s global HIV/TB/VH portfolio, including the US Agency for International Development/PATH Support for Technical Excellence and Private Sector Sustainability in Vietnam (STEPS) project, which leverages innovation and partnerships to increase access to essential health services for key populations.
Dr. Green has more than 30 years of experience in public health management, policy development, and research. She deeply believes in the power of primary health care to improve health access and equity and is specifically interested in health service delivery innovations, the role of community and lay providers in delivering health care, self-care and digital health, private-public sector partnerships, and social and behavior change communication.
Before joining PATH, Dr. Green directed and supported several global and regional primary health care projects focused on HIV; TB; hypertension; sexual and reproductive health; malaria; and maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition in Africa and Asia, partnering with ministries of health, communities, and the private sector to incubate and scale up evidence-based approaches. She has worked with FHI 360, CARE Cambodia, Plan International, and Global Health Council, and was a health fellow with Pact Cambodia.
Dr. Green is a clinical associate professor in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health and deputy editor for the Journal of the International AIDS Society. She also serves on a number of World Health Organization and other scientific guidelines and advisory committees. She holds a master’s degree in international health and development from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.