Professor, School of Medicine: Global Health, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
University of Washington
Tel: 206-897-2810 Box: 358210
Emmanuela Gakidou is a Professor of Global Health and the Director of Education and Training at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. At IHME, she oversees programs for post bachelor and postgraduate fellows, masters and doctoral candidates. Over the past ten years Dr. Gakidou has designed, developed and directed fellowship programs for IHME’s Post-Bachelor Fellowship program, Post-Graduate Fellowship program, and MPH in Global Health for the Metrics and Evaluation Track, and PhD in Global Health for Metrics Science. Her research interests focus on developing new approaches to expand the evidence base about which health programs and interventions work – and which do not – in order to determine how well different societies are addressing health problems. She has over 15 years of research experience in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, needs assessments, health disparities, and the social determinants and risk factors for health. Her research priority has been among underserved populations, such as those in resource limited settings and those experiencing a high burden of disease.