Daniel Wolfe

Daniel Wolfe is Director of the International Harm Reduction Development (IHRD) program at the Open Society Foundations, which works in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas to support the health and human rights of people who use drugs.

Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Wolfe was a community scholar at Columbia University’s Center for History and Ethics of Public Health, a recipient of the Revson Fellowship awarded to individuals who have made a substantial contribution to the city of New York, and the Director of Communications at GMHC, the largest and oldest AIDS NGO in the U.S. Wolfe is a core member of the UN’s reference group on HIV and injecting drug use, was a co-author of a working paper on HIV and illicit drug policies for the HIV working group of the Millennium Project of the United Nations, and has published widely on the intersection of drug policy and public health. He is the author of book chapters and articles in various peer-reviewed and popular publications including the Journal of the American Medical Association, International Journal of Drug Policy, Lancet, Nation, New York Times Book Review, and the Village Voice.

Wolfe holds Master’s degrees in history and public health from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and literature from Princeton University.