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I am passionate about:
The intersection of technology and public health - how technology can be used in innovative ways to change health behavior or bolster impoverished economies, to aid in disaster relief efforts or change cultural norms.
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Global Health Strategic Info Fellow
Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
I've worked in public health my entire career and have been frustrated by what I perceive to be a lack of attention paid to the importance of really, truly understanding community needs and priorities before dumping a ton of money at a problem and wading in with our shirt sleeves rolled up. I'm convinced there's a better approach somewhere in the intersection of technology and public health, where human-centered design lives. Public health - effective public health - requires innovation and rapid change. I'm in the process of figuring out my next move...
Last activity: on 16/08/2015
Joined: on 16/08/2015
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