Christian Connections for International Health
Doug Fountain is Executive Director of Christian Connections for International Health, a global association with 140 organizations and over 400 members working to improve access to health care and prevention services for those most in need. Previously, he served as Vice President for Strategy and Impact for Medical Teams International. Before coming to Medical Teams International, Doug served on the executive staff at a major university in Uganda, where he began in 2004 as the head of the Department of Health Sciences (launching nursing and public health training and service programs) and later served as Deputy Vice Chancellor for Development and External Relations as the university grew to five campuses. He is committed to advancing evidence based practice: He helped establish the Christian Journal for Global Health and is an advisor on evaluation and strategy for the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations, a consortium of corporations and NGOs working on disaster response and health system strengthening. He also brings a diverse background in teaching health and wholeness, conducting applied research in behavioral health, and promoting community reforestation in Tanzania. Doug holds an MPA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BS in Political Science and Economics from the University of Oregon.