Darin Zehrung, MBA, leads PATH’s Medical Devices and Health Technologies Program. The Medical Devices and Health Technologies Program works in the areas of vaccine and pharmaceutical packaging, formulation and delivery technologies, supply chain innovations, as well as more broadly in reproductive, maternal, and neonatal health. Mr. Zehrung also serves on the leadership team for PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA), helping ensure synergies and coordination between CVIA and PATH’s Technology, Analytics, and Market Innovation division. Darin currently serves as co-chair of the World Health Organization’s Immunization Practices Advisory Committee Delivery Technologies Working Group.
In his 20 years at PATH, Mr. Zehrung has helped advance many health technology products that have been adopted across numerous countries and contributed to PATH’s reputation as a health technology innovator. Prior to becoming the leader of our Medical Devices and Health Technologies in 2018, Mr. Zehrung led PATH’s portfolio in vaccine and pharmaceutical delivery technologies, helping position PATH as a globally recognized expert in delivery and packaging technologies for vaccines and essential medicines. Key areas of technology development include microarray patches, blow-fill-seal, implantable drug delivery, vaccine products, and oxygen devices. He also led the work to establish a Center of Excellence at PATH for microarray patches and serves as the director.
Prior to joining PATH, Darin was a Tool and Production Manufacturing Engineering Planner at Boeing and a Manufacturing Manager at International BioProducts, a microbiology diagnostics company. Darin has presented at numerous conferences, advisory committees, and technical meetings, and has published more than 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Darin has a BS in human biology and an MBA from Western Washington University.