Patricia (Patty) Mechael
Patricia (Patty) Mechael is co-founder and policy lead at HealthEnabled, a global non-profit focused on improving health outcomes and strengthening health systems in low- and middle-income countries through digital health transformation.
She leads the Global Digital Health Monitor, a web-based platform to measure and monitor digital health maturity at the country level.
She is a Senior Associate Professor in the Department of International Health in the Center for Global Digital Health Innovation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
She also serves as a member of the WHO Roster of Digital Health Experts and the Guidelines Development Groups for Digital Health and Self-care Interventions for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.
She is a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow, Johns Hopkins University Knowledge for the World Distinguished Alumnus Awardee (2011), and British Council UK Education Social Impact Award (2016) recipient. She is also a recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2023).
She is on the editorial board of the Oxford Open Digital Health Journal and Journal of Medical Internet Research.