Scott C. Todd, Ph.D., has served Compassion International as Director of the AIDS Initiative, Child Survival Program and Complementary Interventions — programs that encompass $40 million in field operations ranging from disaster relief to Bible distribution.
He supports Compassion's global Advocacy efforts and serves on the board of directors for AERDO and Micah Challenge USA.
He represents Compassion in networks focused on mission, development and children. After receiving his Ph.D. in immunology from the University of California in 1996, he was a fellow in oncology at Stanford University.
His work is published in more than a dozen biomedical journals, and he holds a patent for the treatment of hepatitis C.
As a passionate follower of Jesus Christ, Scott left academic research to join Compassion International in 2003. Scott has spoken in churches, conferences, workshops and leadership events across Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as in the U.S., and has been featured in nationwide TV and radio news interviews.
He champions the importance of children, the criticality of the church and the centrality of Christ. He believes that his generation of Christ-followers will eradicate extreme global poverty.