Global Health Programs and Access
Dr. Evan Lee assumed his role as Eli Lilly and Company's Vice President of Global Health
Programs and Access in January 2012.
In this position, Dr. Lee oversees Lilly's global health
activities and represents Lilly on the global health stage in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also
responsible for Lilly's signature CR initiatives, the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership and the Lilly
NCD Partnership, as well as efforts related to access to medicines.
Dr. Lee joins Lilly from the Geneva-based Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)
where he served as Senior Policy Officer and led several efforts to reduce the burden of TB
His accomplishments included the launch of EXPAND-TB, a project funded by
UNITAID, which is helping to introduce new TB diagnostics in 27 countries.
Prior to FIND,
Dr. Lee served in various positions, including for Management Sciences for Health and
Médecins Sans Frontières.
Dr. Lee graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and
He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of
Medicine, and his Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Sloan School of Management.