On November 28th from 1:30pm-3:30pm Dr. Chris Dickey and Dr. Gbenga Ogedegbe from NYU College of Global Public Health are hosting a lecture by Dr. Alyssa Sharkey, who is a Health Specialist with the Implementation Research and Delivery Science Unit in UNICEF’s Health Section in New York. Her current focus areas are on equity and immunisation, implementation research to improve health programs, and gender-related barriers to health services. Her previous roles with UNICEF have been Acting Regional Health Advisor (South Asia), Maternal and Child Health Specialist (South Asia), and Health Specialist in Monitoring and Evaluation, and Knowledge Management (New York). Over the past 20 years, Alyssa has worked as a health policy analyst, program officer, and policy researcher within a variety of academic, research and non-governmental settings both internationally and in the United States.
Dr Sharkey has masters and PhD degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and a master’s degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
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