Mentor Jean Orelien

Jean Orelien in the field.

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GGG_headshot_OrelienJean G. Orelien

Gateway Global Mentor

Gateway Global Mentors are alumni with substantial global health
experience who are willing to provide career advice, connections and
mentoring to current Gillings students interested in a global health career.

Dr. Orelien is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SciMetrika, LLC, a leading population health research company headquartered in Durham, NC with offices in Atlanta, GA. Read More

Dr. Orelien built the company with a singular focus on public health research with the goal of improving health, and has guided it through periods of rapid growth, resulting in the SciMetrika’s annual inclusion on lists such as the Inc 500|5000, Triangle Business Journal Fast 50, and NC Companies to Watch. Dr. Orelien has also received several awards for his entrepreneurial accomplishments, including being honored as one of Inc. magazine’s Top 10 Black Entrepreneurs in 2010 and 2011, and in 2011 received the James E. Grizzle Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Biostatistics.


  • Haiti
  • Various countries in Africa

Areas of Interest

  • Career guidance
  • Assist on projects of mutual interest


Following an initial meeting, available up to 1 hour a month