Ellen Brazier is a Senior Research Scientist at the ISPH. Her expertise includes population-based surveys, health facility assessments, mixed methods evaluation, as well as project design and management, curriculum development, and behavior change communication. She has 20 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health program implementation and evaluation in various low-resource settings, including Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and Togo. Her areas of subject matter expertise include maternal, newborn and adolescent health; gender-based violence; health systems strengthening; quality improvement; and community engagement. She is proficient in French and Swahili.
She is an Epidemiology doctoral candidate at CUNY School of Public Health & Health Policy under the mentorship of Dr. Denis Nash. She plans to focus her dissertation research on disparities in obstetric care in NYC.