Mike Frick is one of the co-directors of the Treatment Action Group tuberculosis program. Mike leads the following areas of TAG’s TB portfolio: 1) advocacy to support universal access to TB prevention, including research to develop new TB vaccines and preventive therapies; 2) research to track global funding for TB research and development (published in TAG’s signature annual report Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends); and 3) work to define and apply the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress to advance TB research and access.
Mike holds a BA in international studies from Kenyon College and an MSc in global health and population from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In 2009, he was a Fulbright Fellow at Kunming Medical College in Yunnan, China. Born in Oklahoma, he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and is an enthusiastic cook and fire escape gardener.