Experience & Education

Professional Experience

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Associate II, Research Associate I/Faculty

February 2016 - Current

Institute for International Programs (IIP), Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (GDEC) Program, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health – Baltimore, MD, USA

  • Mentor GDEC master’s degree candidates.

  • Review GDEC master’s degree applications.

Data for Decisions in Nutrition Transformation (DataDENT)

  • Lead data visualization trainings for nutrition professionals.

  • Provide technical support to developers of nutrition data visualization platforms.

  • Advise and coordinate improvements to nutrition content of national household and facility surveys (e.g. Demographic and Health Surveys, SMART, Service Provision Assessments)

  • Supervise Communication Coordinator, students, and consultants supporting DataDENT.

 

​Real Accountability: Data Analysis for Results (RADAR)

 

​National Evaluation Platform (NEP)

  • Designed study to characterize data visualization interpretation capacity and preferences among reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition Tanzanian government decision-makers.

  • Developed data visualization curriculum and R programming data visualization exercises used in all four NEP pilot countries (Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, and Tanzania).

  • Facilitated workshop in data analysis and communication.

  • Oversaw and developed communication and dissemination activities.

Spoon Foundation

Program Officer

October 2015 - January 2016

  • Backstopped projects in China, India, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.

  • Mapped maternal, newborn, child health, and nutrition stakeholders to support organization strategy.

  • Identified and tracked new funding opportunities.

PATH

Associate, Senior Associate, Contractor

May 2013 - October 2015

  • Coordinated knowledge management activities on regulatory issues for a coalition of 12 non-profit groups that partner with the private sector to develop global health products.

  • Oversaw internal and donor reporting and tracking.

  • Drafted report section on regulatory considerations for maternal vaccine development and vaccine delivery technologies.

  • Recruited and mentored interns.

Gavi

Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst

March 2012 - February 2013

  • Populated over 240 balanced scorecards to retrospectively monitor grant portfolio of 72 countries.

  • Designed monitoring frameworks for Gavi policies and programs.

  • Presented findings and recommendations to improve grant management and organizational strategy.

  • Mapped household and forecasting data to illustrate vaccine impact.

Clinton Health Access Initiative (Hanoi, Vietnam)

Fellow

September 2011 - December 2011

  • Cooperated with team to draft national pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment project proposal and secured funding from AusAID until 2015.

  • Collaborated with Government of Vietnam, multilateral stakeholders, non-governmental organizations to conduct demand forecasts of national antiretroviral needs for Vietnam's Global Fund Round 11 proposal.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Assistant

November 2011 - January 2012

​Center for Public Health and Human Rights

  • Conducted a systematic review of harm reduction and HIV prevention, care, and treatment for drug users in China. This review was done on behalf of the United Nations Reference Group on HIV and Injecting Drug Use.

  • Acknowledged in the publication "What has been achieved in HIV prevention, treatment and care for people who inject drugs, 2010-2012? A review of six highest burden countries," published in the International Journal of Drug Policy in August 2013.

June 2011 - August 2011

Center for American Indian Health

  • Maintained survey database for a five-year study to assess the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumococcal disease among Navajo and White Mountain Apache populations.

 

Data Manager

January 2011 - August 2011

​Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

  • Analyzed the impact and quality of aid response in Haiti and Pakistan from the perspective of those affected by the January 12, 2010 and summer 2010 floods, respectively.

Cornell University

Research Assistant

July 2007 - August 2007

​Department of Nutrition

  • Conducted a literature review on the effectiveness of salt iodization and ready-to-use therapeutic food interventions for "Delivery for Impact: A Systematic Review of Strategies Used for Delivering Critical Public Health Interventions," a report for the World Health Organization's Department of Adolescent and Child Health. 

Baker & McKenzie

Legal Secretary

July 2008 - July 2010

  • Reviewed attorney memos and briefs.

  • Facilitated communication between clients and firm.

 

 

Education

University of Washington

Doctor of Philosophy

September 2021 - 😭?

Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Master of Science in Public Health

September 2010 - January 2012

Department of International Health, Health Systems

Cornell University

Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences

August 2004 - May 2008

Concentrations in Nutrition and Southeast Asian Studies