Gregory Kuzmak

DirectorHealth, The Rockefeller Foundation

Greg Kuzmak joined The Rockefeller Foundation in May 2020 and serves as a Director within the Health Initiative, leading the Climate and Health Financing Initiative, as well as digital health partnerships. Previously, he managed grant portfolios within the Precision Public Health Initiative and the Global Vaccination Initiative to support proliferation and utilization of digital technologies that improve health service delivery, and ultimately health outcomes.

Before joining the Foundation, Greg led aspects of the South African Ministry of Health’s digital health strategy implementation, specifically around patient-centric health information systems, advanced analytics, and machine learning methodologies. In addition, with The Commonwealth Fund, he managed a series of collaborations that enabled transfer of health system models from abroad to the U.S. context. As a consultant, Greg has worked with the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health, and ICAP at Columbia University to develop and implement monitoring & evaluation strategies and health workforce models that improve population health outcomes. In South America and Sub-Saharan Africa, Greg has managed and facilitated multi-million-dollar U.S. government-funded health and economic development programs that sought to improve livelihoods and reduce mortality.

Greg holds an M.P.H. from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health where he focused on health policy, digital health, and analytics.

Authored Content

  • Nov 29 2023
    Perspective Turning a Spotlight on Climate Change Health Financing More than 40 percent of the world's population faces climate change-linked health risks right now, but only 0.5% of overall climate funding is allocated to enhance health outcomes. We have a plan to change that. Gregory Kuzmak
  • Feb 22 2022
    Perspective How New Training Approaches Are Transforming Health Workers’ Ability to Deliver Vaccines The pandemic made the challenge of training health workers in lower-income countries even harder. To counter the huge impact Covid-19 is having on health systems worldwide, a collaboration between Gavi and The Rockefeller Foundation is improving training programmes across Africa, helping some countries go digital for the first time. A major barrier to providing health […] Gregory Kuzmak