Together for MPTs

 

Our Team

Secretariat Staff

Bethany-Young-Holt

Bethany Young Holt, PhD MPH
Executive Director
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Kathryn-Stewart

Kathryn Stewart, MPP
Program Manager
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Laura-Dellplain

Laura Dellplain, MHS
Program Associate
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Diane Royal

Diane Royal, MS
Program Associate
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Beverley Newman

Beverley Newman, MS
Communications Specialist
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Vanetta Thomas

Vanetta Thomas, MPH
Research Associate
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Nancy Garcia

Nancy Garcia
Program Administrator
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Kathreen Daria

Kathreen Daria
Administrative Assistant
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Key Consultants

Heather Boonstra, MA
IMPT Senior Policy Advisor

Director of Public Policy, Guttmacher Institute

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Anke Hemmerling, MD PhD MPH
IMPT Scientific Advisor

Project Director, UCSF Bixby Center

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Liz McGrory
IMPT Rapporteur

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Chelsea Polis, PhD
IMPT Technical Advisor
Senior Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute

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Joseph Romano, PhD  
IMPT Senior Scientific Advisor
President, NWJ Group LLC

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Routes2Results
IMPT Market Access Advisors

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Wayne Shields, MA
IMPT Outreach & Education Advisor
President and CEO, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

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Laura Vyda, MA
IMPT Senior Communications Advisor

Co-Founder & Principal, Spark Action Consulting

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Lorien Melton
IMPT Website Administrator & Graphic Designer

IMPT In-Country Task Force Leads

Australasia

Dr. Deborah Bateson
IMPT Australasia Task Force Chair

Clinical Associate Professor, Gynecology & Neonatology, University of Sydney


China

Professor Allen Wu
IMPT Kenya Task Force Chair

Founder & Director, Center for Public Health Research, Nanjing University


India

Dr. Nomita Chandhiok
IMPT India Task Force Lead

Scientist, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Kenya

Professor Elizabeth Bukusi
IMPT Kenya Task Force Chair

Chief Research Officer & Co-Director Research Care Training Program, Center for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute


Everlyne Ombati, MSc
IMPT Kenya Task Force Coordinator


South Africa

Professor Helen Rees
IMPT South Africa Task Force Chair

Founder & Executive Director, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute

Highlights

Read the 2015 IMPT Annual Report highlighting the Initiative’s recent accomplishments.
Assessing the Potential of MPTs in South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria by Ipsos Healthcare and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Read the reports and view the presentation and recording from the live webinar that discusses this research.
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs): Innovation to Protect Women’s Reproductive Health in South AfricaCheck out the new Factsheet and Messaging Framework developed by the IMPT working group in South Africa.
If you missed the MPT Manufacturing Issues webinar, the presentations and a recording of the webinar are available on demand. Click here to learn more.

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