William Weiss, DrPH

Academic Rank

Associate Scientist

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Department of International Health

Core Faculty Member

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Bio:

Dr. Weiss is a public health specialist with over 20 years of experience in working with and supporting health and relief programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America.  His expertise is in the assessment, monitoring and evaluation of programs, including rapid assessment methods, health information systems, and eHealth and mHealth applications.  He has extensive experience with quantitative methods, and qualitative and participatory assessment methods.  Specific applications include household surveys, health facility surveys, clinical information systems, participatory learning and action methods, mobile data collection applications, and surveillance systems.  At the JHU Center for Refugee and Disaster Response he lectures in Center courses and provides support to staff of NGOs and local government officials in the design, collection and analysis of useful for: (1) assessing health problems, knowledge and practices among refugees and internally displaced persons during transition and resettlement; and (2) participatory planning to solve health and development problems. Dr. Weiss received his DrPH degree in international health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Weiss' MA degree in International Affairs is from the George Washington University with a focus in international development.  Dr. Weiss has lived in Latin America and Asia and speaks Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

Research Interests:
  • International Health
  • Child Survival
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Community Health and development 

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