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Carolyn Baer
Deputy Director, Center for Global Health , Northwestern University
Chicago, United States
Program development, implementation, and management in reproductive health, primary health, and infectious diseases. Grant management experience with CDC, USAID, and NIH. Over 8 years of working and living in Africa. Can relocate immediately.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Part of the senior management team, tasked with oversight of research, training, and educational grants and programs and to strengthen the knowledge base around relevant global health issues through.
• Responsible for all administrative, financial, and operational needs of the Center for Global Health including:
o Oversight of all fiscal responsibilities related to USG grants and operating costs for the Center for Global Health including approval of all expenditures, financial reports and analyses
o Management of human resources and personnel activities
• Development of global health content for Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Curriculum
• Lead Coordinator for the Chicago Medical Response Team for Haiti, including a volunteer roster of 450 participants and the deployment of over 150 volunteers to Haiti
• Represent Center for Global Health on senior faculty and administrative programs.
• Guest lecture for Global Health undergraduate minor course, Humanitarian Relief and Health course (Public Health), and Program of African Studies; Health and Human Rights (Law)
• Selected by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “Emerging Leaders Class of 2011”
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine New Orleans, Louisiana July 2000
Master of Public Health in International Health and Development
• Concentration: Complex Emergencies and Reproductive Health
• Worked as a Qualitative Data Analyst for Population Council for a report presented at the XIII International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa titled: “Taking Gender and Sexuality into Account in PLHA Services: Findings in Burkina Faso” May-June 2000

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas September 1994
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
L’Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France January – May 1993
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French
    United States
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