Charles Holmes

Charles Holmes, MD, MPH, is Director of the Georgetown University Center for Innovation in Global Health, Professor of Medicine, and a Distinguished Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as an advisor to the World Health Organization, the Gates Foundation, and multiple private sector organizations. He served as PEPFAR’s Chief Medical Officer and Deputy U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator in the Department of State during the Obama-Biden administration, and as CEO of CIDRZ, where he is now on the Board of Directors.



The Real Meaning of Omicron

Travel disruptions and shaky financial markets suggest the world is still far from prepared for pandemics


A Global Imperative for Local Support

The novel coronavirus pandemic raises the stakes for strengthening local partners and capacity to deliver health care


Africa is not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19

Success against coronavirus will require national leadership, engaged local responders, and strong cooperation with NGOs