Linnea Zimmerman, MPH, PhD
Dr. Zimmerman works on Research Innovation & Data Quality for the GEAS Research Working Group.
She has a PhD from the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Masters in Public Health from Emory University. Dr. Zimmerman leads the work on adolescent empowerment and provides technical assistance to assess data quality for the GEAS.
She is also the Associate Director of Research for PMA2020, where she oversees the data management and analytic work for the project and works with country partners to develop and implement research and to improve PMA2020 data utilization and accessibility. Dr. Zimmerman also has interests in the intersection of reproductive health and humanitarian emergencies and wrote her dissertation on techniques for indirect estimation of mortality during and after humanitarian emergencies.