Shannon Doocy, PhD
Department of International Health
Core Faculty Member
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.
- 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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