Emma supports the health systems strengthening projects in Southern and Eastern Africa, predominantly those funded by the Liverpool School of Medicine.
She holds a B.A. in Global Health and International Comparative Studies from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
Most recently, Emma worked as a research fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Emma has also conducted research on indigenous Maya women’s sexual and respiratory health in Guatemala, and worked as a financial coach and professional development aid to alleviate poverty and homelessness in Durham, North Carolina.
Emma is passionate about global health work and social justice. She is dedicated to a career within non-state organizations where she can effectively inform development policy to strengthen systems for health and eliminate health disparities.