Juan Carlos Negrette

Board Member

Juan Carlos Negrette is currently the director of global health at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He has nearly 30 years of international experience in health institutions management, strategic partnerships development, and programs design and implementation.

In more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, Negrette has adapted and utilized modern managerial tools, techniques, and approaches in primary care programs and has designed and implemented strategic health interventions in challenging environments. Before his work at the University of Utah, Negrette was the managing director of Africa and multilateral organizations at John Hopkins Medicine International. Previously, he directed a health services social franchise in Bangladesh for Chemonics International, and worked at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communications as the senior programs officer and technical resident advisor.

Negrette is particularly interested in studying organizational sustainability and the lasting impact of health programs in low resource settings, in helping identify innovative approaches that promote access to quality health services, and in global health equity issues. He holds a master of business administration in health services management from Johns Hopkins and a bachelor of arts in business administration from Javeriana University in Bogota. He is fluent in Spanish and English and lives in Salt Lake City.