John T. Monahan is a Senior Advisor for Global Initiatives to Georgetown University’s President John J. DeGioia and a Senior Fellow at its McCourt School of Public Policy. In this role, Monahan develops and advances university-wide initiatives in global health and related areas; teaches global health courses in the schools of foreign service, law, and nursing; and co-chairs the Lancet-Georgetown Commission on Global Health and Law. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Advisory Committee of the Fogarty International Center at NIH.

Monahan has held senior leadership roles in government, diplomacy, politics, philanthropy and academia, including the United State Department of Health and Human Services, Department of State, Capitol Hill, Clinton-Gore campaign, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. He has focused on the challenges of managing complex health, social service, and development issues and programs affecting low-income and vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad.