Elizabeth Radin has 20 years of experience leading global health and international development research, programs and policy. She has worked on projects relating to infectious diseases, nutrition, maternal and child health, health systems strengthening and human development in over 20 countries in Africa and Asia. As a researcher and practitioner, she takes a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding and addressing inequalities in health, particularly in resource-limited settings. At ICAP at Columbia University, Dr. Radin served as the Technical Director for the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Project which measures the current status of the HIV epidemic in 15 high burden countries. Prior to her work at ICAP, Dr. Radin led country programs for the Clinton Health Access Initiative. In 2019, Dr Radin received a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship to work with the International Rescue Committee on adapting lessons from the global AIDS response for emerging health and humanitarian crises. Her work at IRC has focused on global health security policy, in connection with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, as well as research on simplified approaches to treating acute malnutrition in humanitarian contexts. In addition to academic publications, Dr Radin's writing and comments have appeared in Time, The Atlantic, CNN, Project Syndicate, Columbia Journalism Review, Voice of America and Vox. She has been a frequent panelist and commenter on the Covid-19 pandemic.
Global Health Research & Policy Consultant, Research & Innovation Unit, International Rescue Committee
Areas of Expertise
Big Data, Research Design and Methods, Social Epidemiology, Nutrition, Global Health, Poverty, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Maternal Health