Duff G. Gillespie
Duff Gillespie "is a Senior Scholar at the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is also Visiting Professor in the Department of Population and Family Health Sciences. Before moving to Johns Hopkins in February 2004, he was a Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Prior to the Packard Foundation, Duff Gillespie was Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Global Health Bureau at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He has worked in the population and health field for 33 years and was the Director of USAID’s Office of Population for seven years. Dr. Gillespie received the Arthur Flemming Award in 1977 for pioneering operations research on community-based family planning and primary health care delivery systems. He was a recipient of Presidential Rank Awards in 1988, 1990, and 2001. In 2003, the Global Health Council presented Dr. Gillespie with a lifetime recognition award from the Global Health Council. He received the Administrator’s Distinguished Career award from USAID in 2004. Dr. Gillespie obtained his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri."