As Senior Fellow at the Rockefeller Archives centre, Patricia L. Rosenfield is spearheading a project for the Ford Foundation, Looking Back to Move Forward," to draw on that foundation's history for its current and new programs. At Carnegie Corporation, she directed its Scholars Program, and earlier had chaired its program on Strengthening Human Resources in Developing Countries and International Development. Prior to joining Carnegie in 1987, she served at the World Health Organization in Geneva, where she was responsible for a program on social and economic research on tropical diseases. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and currently serves as director of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation and trustee of Future Generations. Rosenfield holds an A.B. cum laude from Bryn Mawr College, a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, and an honourary Doctorate from Mahidol University, Thailand. Rosenfield has written extensively on health, economics, and interdisciplinary research. She and her family live in New York City.