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Our Global Team

Leadership

Scott Radloff, PhD - Director
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. Email: sradloff@jhu.edu
Amy Tsui, MA, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor
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 Depatment of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. Her research interests include family planning, fertility, and related health issues in developing countries. Email: atsui1@jhu.edu
Yoonjoung "YJ" Choi, MPH, DrPH - Deputy Director
Dr. Yoonjoung “YJ” Choi oversees technical aspects of the project to ensure high quality data, advance survey methods and research, and improve use of PMA2020 data by various stakeholders. Her research interests include survey methods and data quality assessment, family planning, and fertility transition in developing countries. Previously, she was a Senior Technical Advisor for Population and Metrics at the United States Agency for International Development most recently. She has conducted impact evaluation research at Johns Hopkins University and program monitoring and evaluation at the World Bank. Email: y.choi@jhu.edu
Linnea Zimmerman, PhD, MPH - Associate Director, Research
Dr. Linnea Zimmerman oversees the management and analysis of PMA2020 data and the technical capacity strengthening efforts of PMA2020 partner organizations. She also co-leads and facilitates research and PMA2020 data utilization. In addition to family planning and monitoring and evaluation, Dr. Zimmerman is interested in the intersection of reproductive health and humanitarian emergencies, and she wrote her dissertation on techniques for indirect estimation of mortality during and after humanitarian emergencies.​ Email: linnea.zimmerman@jhu.edu
Blake Zachary, MHS - Associate Director, Survey Operations
Blake Zachary provides strategic oversight for the PMA2020 project. He leads the planning, execution, technical support and dissemination of surveys in all program countries. Blake has a Master’s of Health Science from the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before joining PMA2020, Blake was a survey manager for the Demographic and Health Surveys Program and worked primarily in India on the National Family Health Survey. Email: bzachary@jhu.edu

Program Management

Titilope Akinlose, MPH - PMA Agile Program Officer
Titilope Akinlose provides administrative, coordination, and technical assistance to the PMA Agile program activities in Baltimore and program countries. She supports and coordinates the technical and logistical contributions from headquarters to survey data collection being implemented by universities and research institutes based in project countries. Titilope has a Master's in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Health Policy and Administration. Previously, she spent a year in Zambia as a Global Health Corps Fellow researching HIV/AIDS among high-risk populations. Email: takinlo1@jhu.edu
Selamawit Desta, MIA, MSPH - Program Officer
Selamawit Desta provides programmatic and technical assistance to the project through the facilitation of in-country trainings and data collection activities in program countries. Selam has a Masters of Science in Public Health and a Certificate in Health Disparities from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Masters in International Affairs (MIA) from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs. In the past, she has worked with USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health on the High Impact Practices in Family Planning. Email: sdesta@jhu.edu
Sarah Kennedy - Program Assistant
Sarah Kennedy provides administrative and programmatic support to the PMA2020 team. Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies with a concentration in Global Health, with minors in Medical Anthropology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sarah’s work experience ranges from conducting a health impact assessment in Cusco, Peru, to serving as a marketing intern for a Baltimore-based audio visual firm. Email: skennedy@jhu.edu
Antonia Morzenti, MA - Francophone Program Specialist
Antonia Morzenti provides administrative, coordination, and technical assistance to the Baltimore team and program countries in Francophone West Africa. She helps coordinate work plans, budgets, fieldwork trainings, logistics for country start-up with local partners, and tracking program progress. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Antonia was a National Security Education Program Boren Fellow researching methods and motives of social mobilizers in rural Senegal. She obtained her Masters from School for International Training Graduate Institute in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management with a specialization in Monitoring and Evaluation. Antonia spent two years in Cameroon working with local nongovernmental organizations and has traveled extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Email: amorzen1@jhu.edu
Alec Shannon, MS - WASH Program Specialist
Alec Shannon provides programmatic support and technical assistance throughout training and data collection, with a focus on the project’s water, sanitation, and hygiene modules. Alec has a Master of Science in Global Health from Duke University’s Global Health Institute and a Certificate in International Development Policy from Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Prior to PMA2020, Alec worked for the Water Institute at the Univeristy of North Carolina, where she supported projects on Community-led Total Sanitation and Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage. She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Technology and Management from North Carolina State University. Email: ashannon@jhu.edu.
Shani Turke, MSPH - Francophone Program Officer II
Shani Turke provides programmatic and technical support throughout training and data collection activities for PMA2020, with a focus on supporting the project’s Francophone partners. Shani also support new business development in the region, including exploring expansion to new geographies and new survey modules. Shani has a Master of Science in Public Health from the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before joining PMA2020, Shani worked on family planning programming for urban youth in Dakar, Senegal while on a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. Email: sturke1@jhu.edu

Business Development

Noelle Battle, MPH - Senior Business Development Officer
Noelle Battle works with PMA2020 leadership to develop and lead the operationalization of a business and marketing plan to inform the project's long-term sustainable growth. She has a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University. Prior to PMA2020, Noelle was a Research Associate at the Bloomberg School's International Health Department. She has managed a medical non-profit in Guatemala and spent several years working in finance and consulting. Email: nbattle@jhu.edu

Data Management & Analysis

Shulin Jiang, MSPH - Research Data Manager
Shulin Jiang supports data management and analysis activities across all program countries. Prior to PMA2020, Shulin was Research Associate for a tuberculosis control program in South Africa. She has an Master of Science in Public Health from the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she concentrated in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control. Shulin received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Chemistry. Email: sjiang19@jhu.edu
Elizabeth Larson, MSPH - Francophone Research Data Manager
Elizabeth Larson supports data management and analysis activities across all program countries. Elizabeth holds a Master's of Science in Public Health in International Health, with a concentration in Health Systems, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to PMA2020, Elizabeth worked with the Senegal-based nongovernmental organizations Tostan and CREATE! to develop and improve their monitoring and evaluation systems. In addition to family planning and monitoring and evaluation, Elizabeth is interested in gender and has provided gender analysis support to multiple organizations including Organisation Ouest Africaine de la Santé and the International Development Research Centre. ​Email: elarso1@jhu.edu
Julien Nobili, MA - GIS Research Data Analyst
Julien Nobili supports spatial data management across all project countries and in Baltimore. Prior to PMA2020, he took part in several projects in Portland, Oregon, involving spatial data collection, data management, and GIS training support. Julien has a Master of Social Sciences in Geography, with a concentration in Space, Societies, and Territories, from the University of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne & UPEC. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. Email: jnobili@jhu.edu
Varsha Srivatsan, MS - PMA Agile Research Data Manager
Varsha Srivastan supports data management and analysis activities for PMA Agile. Varsha holds a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), where she concentrated in Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Prior to joining the Gates Institute, as a student researcher at Center for Public Health and Human Rights, JHSPH, she conducted HIV/AIDS research among key populations in low-middle income countries. Varsha also holds a Masters in Infectious Diseases, Drug Discovery, and Vaccinology from the University of Basel and a Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology from India. Email: vsrivat2@jhu.edu

Programming / IT

James Pringle, ScM - Senior Programmer Analyst
James supports the mobile health data collection platform as an Android developer and an Open Data Kit specialist. He also builds up data housing and data visualization capacity for PMA2020. In particular, his GIS skills have created new vantage points for understanding PMA2020 data. James has a Master of Science in Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. Email: jpringle@jhu.edu
Joe Flack - Programmer Analyst
 
Joe Flack supports the mobile health data collection platform as an Open Data Kit specialist. He is also involved in the planning and development of web applications for streamlining existing processes and adding new capabilities. He received his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the University of Florida. Email: jflack1@jhu.edu
 
 

Communications

Margaret Miller - Communications Program Officer
Margaret Miller oversees the communications and data dissemination work of PMA2020 and the capacity strengthening efforts of PMA2020 partners in these areas. She leads the development and implementation of the project's communications strategy. Margaret has worked in the communication field for over nine years and is passionate about global health. She believes that access to high quality data helps save more lives throughout the world. Margaret received her Bachelor's degree in Communication from Boston University. Email: margaret.miller@jhu.edu
Esther Pak, MSPH - Communications Specialist
Esther is the Communications Specialist for PMA2020. Her role includes expanding the reach and impact of PMA2020 data dissemination efforts. Prior to PMA2020, Esther was at the World Health Organization headquarters in the Director-General’s Office as a country cooperation policy intern and president of the intern board. Esther has a Master of Science in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she concentrated in international health and health communication. She received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Email: epak@jhu.edu

Finance

Pam Moore - Senior Research Service Analyst
Pam Moore is the Senior Research Service Analyst for PMA2020. She has six years of experience from various divisions throughout Johns Hopkins University. She manages all financial and compliance aspects of PMA2020, monitors sub-agreement contracts and acts as the financial lead contact. She prepares financial reports and collaborates with international partners and local staff to ensure smooth execution of operations linked to financial matters. Prior to joining PMA2020, she worked at the Center for Tuberculosis at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine. Pam has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Email: pmoore@jhu.edu
Ellen Guloy, JD - Research Service Analyst
Ellen Guloy manages all financial and compliance aspects of the project. She monitors award balances and ensures that there is always sufficient funding for implementation and necessary approvals from sponsors. She reconciles monthly accounts with quarterly financial reviews by program teams. Ellen prepares a detailed budget tracking tool and works with partners' finance managers to gather financial data to inform program teams on expenditures and balances. Prior to joining PMA2020, she worked with the University of Maryland in College Park as a Research Coordinator. Ellen has a degree in International Studies and Juris Doctor. Email: eguloy1@jhu.edu

Faculty Advisors

Saifuddin Ahmed, MBBS, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor
Dr. Ahmed is a Senior Technical Advisor to PMA2020 and serves a key role in the development and design of PMA2020's mobile data collection platform. Dr. Ahmed works with program countries to provide technical assistance with data collection and analysis. Dr. Ahmed’s medical background and training is in epidemiology and demography. He is a Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health with a joint appointment in Biostatistics. Dr. Ahmed's areas of research and work include reproductive epidemiology, program evaluation for family planning, health care utilization, quantitative research methods and complex population surveys. Email: sahmed3@jhu.edu
Stan Becker, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor
Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health; International Health (Joint)
 
Professor Stan Becker is a Senior Technical Advisor for PMA2020. He provides technical expertise and advice on survey design and implementation. He provides technical assistance for data collection and analysis to PMA2020 program countries. Professor Becker has extensive experience in demographic methods and reproductive health interventions. He is a Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health with a joint appointment in International Health. His research interests include couples-based reproductive health analyses and interventions and estimation of fertility and child mortality in developing countries. Email: sbecker@jhsph.edu
Natalie Exum, PhD, MS - Senior Technical Advisor, WASH
Dr. Natalie Exum is the Senior Technical Advisor for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for PMA2020's mobile health data collection platform. She oversees PMA2020’s WASH surveys and data analysis in all program countries. Natalie also leads the PMA2020 Schistosomiasis module in Uganda, which is providing a national assessment of the disease incidence throughout the country along with the WASH conditions of households to understand how to most effectively interrupt the transmission cycle. She received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences and has a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. Prior to PMA2020, Natalie worked for the World Bank as a water specialist on technical and institutional problems in the water sector and has carried out a number of project investments and studies across Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. Email: nexum1@jhu.edu
Alain Koffi, MD, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor
Dr. Alain Koffi is faculty in the Department of International Health. He provides technical assistance for the PMA2020 implementation in Côte d’Ivoire. Prior to that position, Dr. Koffi completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Gates Institute for Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Koffi was initially trained as a medical doctor at the University of Cocody in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and pursued additional academic training at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University acquiring a PhD in Public Health. Dr. Koffi's research interests reside in human populations, reproductive health, and human health. His work involves survey implementation, data analysis techniques, and research on the biological causes and determinants of maternal, neonatal and child morbidity and mortality. Email: akoffi1@jhu.edu 
Qingfeng Li, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor
Dr. Qingfeng Li is a data analyst for PMA2020 and provides technical support for data analysis and quality for all PMA2020 program countries. Dr. Li received his Masters in Economics from Peking University and both his Master of Health Science in Biostatistics and his PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a faculty member in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health with a joint appointment in International Health. Prior to his work with PMA2020, Dr. Li was a consultant at the World Bank and the World Health Organization.​ Email: qli28@jhu.edu
Caroline Moreau, MD, PhD, MPH - Senior Technical Advisor
Dr. Caroline Moreau is a Senior Technical Advisor to PMA2020. She provides technical assistance and strategic direction to PMA2020 program countries, focusing on survey design, data collection, and data analysis. Dr. Moreau’s research interests cover a range of topics including family planning, abortion, social inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and use of sexual and reproductive health services. Her work has focused on contraceptive use patterns and its association with unintended pregnancies and abortion. Dr. Moreau is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. She has expertise in epidemiological methods, survey design, and health disparities research. Email: cmoreau2@jhu.edu
Jose "Oying" Rimon, MA, PgDip - Senior Policy Advisor
Mr. Jose "Oying" Rimon II is a Senior Policy Advisor to PMA2020 providing expertise in conceptualizing, designing, and implementing key activities to ensure that survey results are communicated effectively to influence policy making decisions. Mr. Rimon coordinates with the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) Task Team and works to enhance the sustainability and durability over time of the performance monitoring system. Mr. Rimon also serves as the Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population & Reproductive Health and Senior Scientist in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Email: jrimon@jhu.edu
Kellog Schwab, MS, PhD - Senior Technical Advisor, WASH
Dr. Kellog Schwab is a Senior Mobile Technology Advisor for PMA2020. He provides expertise with data collection using mobile devices and dissemination. He also assists with the technical and analytic aspects of implementing PMA2020's mobile data collection platform. Dr. Schwab is a professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering with a joint appointment in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He serves as Director of the Johns Hopkins Water Institute and the JHU Center for Water and Health. Dr. Schwab’s research focuses on environmental microbiology and engineering with an emphasis on the fate and transport of pathogenic microorganisms in water, food, and the environment. Email: kschwab1@jhu.edu

Student Research Assistants

Suzanne Bell, MPH - Research Assistant
Suzanne Bell is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and doctoral student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She provides programmatic and technical support for PMA2020, primarily related to data management and analysis. Suzanne received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. Suzanne previously worked at UC Berkeley Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability as a Monitoring & Evaluation Manager. Email: suzannebell@jhu.edu
Sanam Bhatia - Research Assistant
Sanam Bhatia is a research assistant for PMA2020. Sanam is currently an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University studying public health. She supports communications and data dissemination activities for PMA2020 to help broaden the reach and impact of PMA2020 data and publications. She is involved with public health awareness groups and peer health education, and serves as the Public Relations Chair for the Women’s Pre-Health Leadership Society and the Publicity Chair for the Public Health Student Forum. Email: sbhati11@jhu.edu
Ifta Choiriyyah, MD, MSPH - Research Assistant
Dr. Ifta Choiriyyah is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a doctoral student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She provides support for data management and analysis. Dr. Choiriyyah has a medical degree from Universitas Gadjah Mada School of Medicine in Indonesia and a Master of Science in Public Health from the Bloomberg School. Before coming to Baltimore, she worked as research assistant at UGM Center for Reproductive Health. Email: ichoiri1@jhu.edu 
Meagan Byrne - Research Assistant
Meagan Byrne is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a Master student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She supports PMA2020 data management and program teams. Meagan holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from George Washington University. Prior to Hopkins, Meagan was a program assistant at Gynuity Health Projects in New York, where she assisted clinical research for postpartum hemorrhage management in low resource settings. Email: mbyrne18@jhu.edu
 
Sally Dunst, MSPH - Research Assistant
Sally Dunst is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a doctoral student in the department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. She is involved with data management, cleaning, and analysis at PMA2020 and provides programmatic support for the project. Sally has a Master of Science in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University. Before coming to Hopkins, Sally was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda. Email: sdunst1@jhu.edu
 
Abigail Greenleaf, MPH - Research Assistant
Abigail Greenleaf is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and doctoral student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She provides programmatic and technical support for PMA2020, primarily related to data management and analysis. Abigail received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from George Washington University and a Master of Public Health from Columbia University. Prior to Hopkins, she worked for the CDC as an Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellow for PEPFAR in Cameroon and the Field Epidemiology Training Program in Ethiopia. Email: agreenleaf@jhu.edu
Matthea Roemer - Research Assistant
Matthea Roemer is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a Master student in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She supports the development of a new primary health care module for PMA2020.  Matthea holds a BA in Biology from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Prior to attending Hopkins, Matthea interned with a maternal and child nutrition reinforcement program in Senegal while studying abroad.  Email: mroemer2@jhmi.edu
 
Mridula Shankar, MPH - Research Assistant
Mridula Shankar is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a doctoral student in the department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is involved with data management, cleaning, and analysis at PMA2020 and provides programmatic support for the project. Mridula has a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Bryn Mawr College. Before Hopkins, Mridula worked as a Research Fellow with the Judith Lumley Centre for Mother, Infant and Family Health Research at La Trobe University in Melbourne.  Email: mshanka6@jhu.edu. 
Elizabeth Tobey - Research Assistant
Elizabeth Tobey is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a Master student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She provides support for data management and analysis.  Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Prior to Hopkins, Elizabeth was an AmeriCorps Member at YWCA Alaska, an organization dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for allEmail: etobey1@jhmi.edu
Rachael Turner - Research Assistant
Rachael Turner is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a Master student in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She supports PMA2020 data management and analysis. Rachael received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences. Prior to Hopkins, Rachael was a Community Program Assistant in Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Email: rturne31@jhmi.edu
Shannon Wood, MS - Research Assistant
Shannon Wood is a Research Assistant for PMA2020 and a doctoral student in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She provides support for data management and analysis at PMA2020. Shannon received a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Humanities from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to coming to Hopkins, Shannon worked at the National Cancer Institute as an Epidemiologic Research Analyst/Biostatistician on research related to reproductive cancers. Email: swood@jhu.edu