Linnea Zimmerman, PhD, MPH
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Dr. Linnea Zimmerman has a background in demography and focuses on family planning and women's reproductive health research. She is PI of the PMA Ethiopia project, a longitudinal study implemented in Ethiopia to evaluate use and barriers to critical maternal and newborn health interventions. As the Associate Director of Research for PMA2020, Dr. Zimmerman works with the leadership team and country partners to develop and implement research across all of our countries and work to improve PMA2020 data utilization and accessibility. She is interested in the intersection of reproductive health and humanitarian emergencies, and wrote her dissertation on techniques for indirect estimation of mortality during and after humanitarian emergencies. She has a PhD from the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Masters in Public Health from Emory University.
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