Joleen White, PhD, is Interim Head of Bioassay Development Lead at Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute (Gates MRI). In this role, she is a player/coach overseeing bioassay activities supporting primary and secondary objectives for programs in global health using her 15 years of experience in regulated bioanalysis. The Gates MRI motto “Our bottom line: lives saved” resonates deeply for her, enabling her to pursue her passion of helping under-served patients in a full-time position. Within PCSIG, she co-leads a working group on patient-centric diagnostics.
Patients should have access to clinical care and innovative research regardless of location.