Gates Institute Baltimore staff at PAA 2016

Gates Institute staff will be presenting at the 2016 Population Association of America Annual Meeting (#PAA2016) in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, March 31 

Aisha Siewe, PhD, MPH

Dr. Aisha Siewe provides oversight to the array of data collection and management activities for PMA2020 and related projects and assists in the planning, execution, and refinement of surveys. She received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Paris XI University. Some areas of her research expertise include infant nutrition and growth, health disparities, and cardiovascular disease. Prior to joining PMA2020, Dr.

Kurt Dreger

Kurt supports the mobile health data collection platform as a software engineer. He is involved in data harmonization operations as well as the DHIS2 dashboards and is an Open Data Kit specialist. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Computer Engineering from the University of Delaware.

Amy Tsui, PhD

Dr. Amy Tsui provides overall stewardship, strategic direction, and high-level technical advice to the program to ensure the project is in line with all objectives proposed. Dr. Tsui is also a Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as well as Senior Scholar at the Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. Her research interests include family planning, fertility, and related health issues in developing countries.

Kojo Lokko

Kojo Lokko brings an ideal combination of skills and experience with over twenty years of work in family planning, expertise in scaling up programs especially in reproductive health, building private/public sector partnerships, and producing results using social marketing approaches. He has a demonstrated track record in managing large, multi-faceted global programs involving demand generation, supply chain management, service delivery, advocacy with governments and donor engagement.

Beth Fredrick

Beth Fredrick is the Executive Director of the Advance Family Planning (AFP) advocacy initiative of The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Duff Gillespie, PhD

Duff Gillespie is a Senior Scholar at The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, a Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Project Director for AFP. Previously, Dr. Gillespie served as Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Global Health Bureau at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He has worked in the population and health field for over 30 years and was the Director of USAID’s Office of Population for seven years.

Amy Tsui, PhD

Dr. Amy Tsui provides overall stewardship, strategic direction, and high-level technical advice to the program to ensure the project is in line with all objectives proposed. Dr. Tsui is also a Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as well as Senior Scholar at the Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. Her research interests include family planning, fertility, and related health issues in developing countries. 

Scott Radloff, PhD

Dr. Scott Radloff provides strategic direction to all programmatic, technical, administrative and financial aspects of the project. He works closely with PMA2020 partners, staff and funders to ensure progress against objectives and serves as the lead on the aggregation and analysis of PMA2020 data. Prior to his work with PMA2020, Dr. Radloff worked with the United States Agency for International Development for 30 years. During this time, he served as the Director for the Office of Population and Reproductive Health for seven years.

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