Samira Sami, DrPH
Department of International Health
Samira Sami’s research has focused on reproductive health research in low and middle income countries to improve programs and policies during humanitarian emergencies. She has experience in emergency response and field research that inform the design and evaluation of gender-based violence (GBV) and maternal and newborn programs. She was previously a Health Scientist in the International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leading research and evaluation on reproductive health in emergency and post-conflict settings. Currently, she is interested in pursuing research that addresses the challenges of implementing evidence-based maternal and neonatal interventions in humanitarian settings using mixed methods. Her research spans across sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, South Asia, and urban and rural populations.
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