Dennis Carroll

Chair of the Leadership Board
Global Virome Project

Dr. Dennis Carroll has over 30 years of leadership experience in global health and development.  Until recently he served as the Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Emerging Threats Division.  In this position Dr. Carroll was responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for the Agency’s programs addressing new and emerging disease threats. He provided overall strategic leadership for the Agency’s response to the West Africa Ebola epidemic.  He currently heads the Global Virome Project, an international partnership to build the systems and capacities to detect and characterize future viral threats while they are still circulating in wildlife – enabling the world to better prepare for and prevent their transmission to humans.

Reflections on COVID-19 and how to prevent future pandemics: Dennis Carroll (video)