Daniel Wolfe

Daniel Wolfe is director of International Harm Reduction Development (IHRD) at the Public Health Program of the Open Society Foundations, which works in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Eastern Europe 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 United States. Wolfe is an expert on the intersection of HIV and drug policy, a member of the UN’s Strategic Advisory Group on HIV and injecting drug use, and the author of book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed and popular publications including the International Journal of Drug Policy, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Lancet, the Nation, and the New York Times Book Review.

Wolfe holds MAs in history and in public health from Columbia University and a BA in Arabic language and literature from Princeton University.