Shannon Doocy, PhD

Academic Rank

Associate Professor

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Department of International Health

Core Faculty Member

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Bio:

Dr. Doocy's research focuses on populations affected by disasters and conflict, including both refugees and internally displaced populations. It includes improving assessment methodologies in post-disaster settings and urban refugee contexts; population based studies of mortality and injury in rapid onset natural disasters and conflict; assessment of nutrition status and food security in internally displaced and refugee populations; and monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian assistance programs with a focus on cash interventions, livelihoods, and food insecurity.  Current and recent research and projects have been implemented in collaboration with NGOs, UN agencies, and other academic institutions in a variety of countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Pakistan, the Philippines, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Haiti.

Research Interests:
  • Development of a MICS Post-Emergency Module;
  • Differential Pricing of Medicines in Ghana and the Philippines;
  • Evaluation of US Food Assistance Programming in DR Congo;
  • NCD Guidelines and mHealth Records for Refugees in Lebanon;
  • Point of Use Water Treatment for Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition in Pakistan
  • Needs assessments and evaluations to inform humanitarian assistance delivery and planning in Syria.
Honors and Awards:
  • Excellence in Teaching, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for course entitled ˜Food, Nutrition and Livelihoods in Complex Emergencies, 2013.
  • American Public Health Association International Section, award for outstanding research in conflict epidemiology in Iraq, 2007

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