Kemish Kenneth Alier
Academic Rank: Associate
Degrees: MD, MPH, MBA
Department/Institute Affiliation(s): Center for Humanitarian Health
Dr. Alier holds an MPH/MBA from Johns Hopkins University as the first recipient of the center’s Peter Salama refugee scholarship program and an MD from Gulu University in Uganda. He has clinical, programmatic and research experience in low-resourced settings, especially in emergencies.
Previously, he worked with JHPIEGO and UNICEF in quality improvement, program management, emergency preparedness and response to crises, including conflicts, displacements, and disease outbreaks in South Sudan, Uganda, and Malawi. He supported the development of national strategies and policies and initiated and implemented large-scale reproductive maternal and newborn health programs at the facility and community levels. He is particularly interested in data and data analytics, and his research interests are in the areas of maternal and newborn health quality of care, cost and cost-effectiveness evaluations, health financing, implementation science, and the use of technology in healthcare.
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