Director ReAct North America
Dr. So is Director of the Strategic Policy Program and ReAct North America. He also serves as the Founding Director of the Innovation + Design Enabling Access (IDEA) Initiative in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Previously, Dr. So served as the Director of the Duke Program on Global Health and Technology Access, during which he sat on The Lancet Infectious Diseases Commission on Antibiotic Resistance, chaired a WHO expert working group on fostering innovation to combat antimicrobial resistance; and was part of the Antibiotic Resistance Working Group of the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors in Science and Technology.
Before this, he served as an associate director for the Rockefeller Foundation’s Health Equity Program and as Senior Advisor to the Administrator at the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. So received his BA in philosophy and biomedical sciences and his MD from the University of Michigan as well as a MPA from Princeton University as a Woodrow Wilson Scholar.