Chief Health Officer, Founder & Board Member
Dr. Pamela Johnson is Chief Health Officer of Voxiva, co-founder and a member of the Board of Directors. A behavioral scientist, she is recognized as a pioneer in the creation of mobile health applications for public health. She has spearheaded the design and implementation of innovative disease surveillance and other public health and safety applications in Africa, Latin America and the United States including the award-winning Alerta and TRACnet systems.
Before co-founding Voxiva, Dr. Johnson had a distinguished public service career. As deputy director of the White House Task Force on Reinventing Government, she was a driver of some of the US government’s early electronic government initiatives to a create a more results-oriented, citizen-responsive government. As Director of the Efficiency Board of the United Nations, she led efforts to streamline the UN’s operations, increase use information technology and shift 13 percent of the UN budget from administration to humanitarian and development activities.
Dr. Johnson received her B.A. from Vassar College and her Ph.D. in medical anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.