Core Working Group

Administration, Grant Management, Communications & Development

AHW Working Group is a core team of leading faculty and staff from several JHU Schools who draw on the latest research and their partners around the world to evaluate unresolved problems and target those we are best positioned to solve.   For further details, scroll below or click on image.

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David Peters, MD, MPH, drPh

School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

  • Bloomberg School of Public Health

Titles:

  • Director, Alliance for a Healthier World

  • Chair, International Health Department

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Samantha AlmozAra

    School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

    • Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Titles:

    • Financial Manager, Alliance for a Healthier World
    • Financial Manager, International Health Department

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    Michele Decker, ScD, MPH

    School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

    • Bloomberg School of Public Health
    • School of Nursing

    Titles:

    • Co-lead for Alliance for a Healthier World’s thematic group - Gender Equity & Justice

    • Associate Professor

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    Jessica Fanzo, PhD

    School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

    • Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
    • Bloomberg School of Public Health
    • Berman Institute of Bioethics

    Titles:

    • Steering Committee, Alliance for a Healthier World
    • Lead for Alliance for a Healthier World thematic group - Food & Nutrition Security
    • Bloomberg Distinguished Associate
    • Professor of Ethics and Global Food & Agriculture

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    Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

      School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

      • School of Nursing

      Titles:

      • Steering Committee, Alliance for a Healthier World
      • Co-lead for Alliance for a Healthier World thematic group - Gender Equity & Justice
      • School of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research

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      Sheridan Jones McCrae

      Sheridan Jones, MPS, MICD

        School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

        • Johns Hopkins University
        • Bloomberg School of Public Health

        Title:

        • Associate Director of Communications & Outreach, Alliance for a Healthier World

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        Sheridan Jones leads communications for the Alliance for a Healthier World including strategy, messaging, storytelling and visual design.  She brings an integrative lens to the team with multidisciplinary training and a passion for international health, environment and sustainable development. 

        Sheridan holds a Master of Public Relations & Corporate Communications from Georgetown University where she served as a research fellow on storytelling best practices for the Center for Social Impact Communications.  She has a Master of International and Community Development from Deakin University incorporating a focus on international health from Curtin University in Australia. Originally from southeast Australia, Sheridan spent several years living in UK, Qatar, India, Ethiopia, Zambia, Tanzania, and Malawi working with or documenting NGOs delivering community health programs.

        Her first-hand experience of project delivery in challenging field situations and familiarity with key issues in global development, combine with a toolbox of multimedia skills (writing, photography, video, web and visual design) to support and promote the research efforts of AHW’s grant teams and Core Working Group.

        Sheridan lives with her family in a historic village in Baltimore City. Beyond professional work, she enjoys yoga, gardening, standup paddling, mountain-biking and hiking with her dog, Finn.

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        Anna Kalbarczyk, MPH

        School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

        • Bloomberg School of Public Health
        • Center for Global Health

        Titles:

        • Associate Director, Alliance for a Healthier World
        • Research Associate, Department of International Health
        • Manager, Center for Global Health

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        NINA Martin, MSPH

          School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

          • Bloomberg School of Public Health

          Titles:

          • Program Coordinator for Alliance for a Healthier World
          • Research Associate, Center for Global Health

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          Anthony So, Md, MPA

          School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

          • Bloomberg School of Public Health

          Titles:

          • Lead for Alliance for a Healthier World thematic group - Transformative Technologies & Institutions
          • Director of IDEA Initiative, Professor of Practice

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          Peter Winch, MD, MPH

          School/Dept/Institution Affiliation(s):

          • Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health

          Titles:

          • Lead for Alliance for a Healthier World thematic group - Healthy Environments

          • Professor Social and Behavioral Interventions Program

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          ROBERT HESS III.  The Working Group wants to recognize the significant contributions of MPH student, Robert Hess III. As part of a MPH program practicum, Robert worked closely with the group during 2017 and provided assistance with strategic planning and operational coordination.


           

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