Mr. Jacob H. Eckles is a Global Health Officer in the Office of Pandemics and Emerging Threats within the Office of Global Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS.). In this role, Mr. Eckles works on the Global Health Security Agenda, collaborating with HHS operating divisions and staff divisions, as well as the U.S. interagency on various matters related to its policy and implementation. Prior to joining OGA, Mr. Eckles worked as a research assistant in the Department of Global Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health, focusing on issues related to global health security and U.S. government global health architecture.

Mr. Eckles has a Master’s in Public Health focused in global health policy from the George Washington University.