Emily Lyles, PhD
Department of International Health
Dr. Lyles is an associate faculty in the Department of International Health where her work focuses on providing an evidence base for humanitarian assistance programs and policies in conflict-affected and fragile states. Within the humanitarian context, her research interests include continuity of care and access to essential medicines for chronic health conditions; cash-based intervention; population-based assessments, including the epidemiology of conflict and population needs; and monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian assistance programs. She has a strong background in systems research with expertise in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches and in translation of implementation research findings into actionable recommendations for policy and practice in conflict-affected settings.
Recent research and technical assistance projects have been implemented in collaboration with NGOs, UN agencies, and academic institutions in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, and South Sudan on topics of health care access and utilization, food security, and cash programming.
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