Director, Neglected Tropical Disease Support Center
Patrick Lammie, PhD
Patrick Lammie, PhD, is the chief scientist for the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center (NTD-SC), a program of The Task Force for Global Health. In this role, Dr. Lammie provides technical guidance and strategic oversight to NTD-SC’s operational research projects.
Dr. Lammie was formerly a senior staff scientist in the Disease Elimination and Control Group in the Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He worked at CDC for more than 20 years where his principal focus had been lymphatic filariasis. His laboratory was heavily invested in efforts to develop new tools and strategies to monitor and evaluate filariasis and other neglected tropical diseases.
Dr. Lammie serves on the World Health Organization’s NTD Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group and the Executive Group of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis.
Dr. Lammie received his doctoral degree from Tulane University and completed doctoral research on the immunology of experimental filariasis.