Ellen Brazier

Ellen Brazier

ISPH Investigator

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PhD, Epidemiology
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

MS, Statistics
Zicklin School of Business, CUNY

MA, Economic and Political Development
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

BA, English
Tufts University

Ellen Brazier is an Investigator at the ISPH. Her expertise and interests include epidemiologic methods, such as controlled interrupted time series and regression discontinuity analysis, causal mediation analysis and multilevel modeling, along with maternal, newborn and adolescent health and HIV.  She has 20 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health program implementation and evaluation in low-resource settings, including Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and Togo. Other areas of expertise include health systems strengthening, quality improvement, community engagement, curriculum development, and survey design. She is proficient in French and Swahili.

She earned her doctorate in Epidemiology at the CUNY School of Public Health & Health Policy. Her dissertation examined racial and ethnic disparities in Cesarean delivery among women with low-risk pregnancies at New York City hospitals.