Researches Global Health at the University of Washington
Emmanuela Gakidou is a Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington. She created and is directing the two fellowship programs at Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (ΙΗΜΕ), and is coordinating the overall curriculum and degree programs the Institute offers through the Department of Global Health.
Dr. Gakidou’s research include many and major projects such as the evaluation of Avahan, a large HIV Prevention program in India, the development of a time series of educational attainment for all countries from 1960 to present, the measurement of adult mortality in developing countries and the measurement of economic status through health surveys.
Emmanuela Gakidou got her Bachelor of Arts, a Master of International Health Economics, and a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University.
After her studies, she worked as a health economist at the World Health Organization (WHO). Then she was a research associate at the Harvard Initiative for Global Health and the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and then she joined IHME.