Zachary Ward entered the Decision Sciences concentration of the Ph.D. Program in Health Policy at Harvard University in 2015. He received his undergraduate degree in Global Health Management from Seattle Pacific University and his Masters of Public Health from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP) in Paris, with a concentration in Epidemiology. For his master’s thesis, he developed a GIS based in Google Earth geared towards public health professionals. Originally from Kenya, Zach has worked with various community-based NGOs in Tanzania, Malawi, and Rwanda creating health information systems and management tools.