Doris J. Rouse

Vice President, Global Health Technologies


  • PhD, Physiology and Pharmacology, Duke University
  • BA, Chemistry, Duke University.

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Doris Rouse, PhD, manages the coordination of diverse disciplines to address major global health needs. Currently, she is the project director for two Gates Foundation grants: Venture Investment Technical Assistance to develop new products for global health, and Maternal and Neonatal Directed Assessment of Technology (MANDATE) to identify and advance opportunities for improving maternal and neonatal health in low resource settings. Dr. Rouse is the principal investigator for a program funded by the National Institutes of Health to commercialize new treatments for tuberculosis. She has extensive experience in forming public and private consortia, such as the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development. Dr. Rouse serves on the Global Health Advisory Committee for the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. In her tenure as director of the Center for Technology Applications at RTI, she managed technology assessment, outlicensing, and technology sourcing projects for numerous government and corporate clients.