Victoria Hale

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Victoria Hale
Institutions Food and Drug Administration (United States);
The Institute for OneWorld Health
Alma mater University of California, San Francisco
Notable awards MacArthur Fellow

Victoria Hale founded the nonprofit pharmaceutical company The Institute for OneWorld Health in San Francisco, California in 2000[1] and was its chairman and CEO until 2008, when she became Chair Emeritus. She then went on to found Medicines360, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing medicines for women and children, including pregnant women.


Hale earned her Ph.D. in pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is an Adjunct Associate professor in Biopharmaceutical Sciences at UCSF, and an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Her past affiliations include the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, and Genentech.



  1. ^ Elias, Paul (2004-02-09). "Nonprofits Work With Drug Firms to Treat Diseases in Third World". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-05-01. 


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