MSPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2018
BA, Whitman College, 2012
Stemming from my background in political science, my research focuses on how interactions between politics and public health affect the design and implementation of programs and policies. I have a broad interest in building the systems necessary to sustainably deliver evidence-based interventions to vulnerable populations.
My current research is focused on synthesizing the knowledge gained from the global effort to eradicate polio across a variety of both qualitative and quantitative data streams and promoting the application of relevant lessons to other public health programs. Under my current role, I have led activities across the spectrum of research processes, including protocol design, instrument development, data collection, analysis and synthesis. Specifically, I have managed a review of implementation strategies utilized in polio eradication and co-managed the design and conduct of research to understand how vertical programs have either developed or distorted existing health systems in 7 distinct country contexts.
I enjoy working with multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural teams to find creative solutions to complex health problems. I am committed to the ethical production and translation of knowledge to improve the lives of those in need.
Honors and Awards
Program in Applied Vaccine Experiences, Gavi, 2016
Certificate in Evaluation of International Health Programs, 2017