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Uzma Alam

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Uzma Alam

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Dr. Uzma Alam,'13 M.P.H. , is a global health professional working at the intersection of infectious disease and healthcare delivery in the international development and humanitarian context. Where she applies data to inform and influence policy and programs. As a humanitarian worker, Alam has been deployed to the frontlines of outbreaks in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Somalia, Uganda, Honduras, and Haiti where she has worked to combat Ebola, measles, and cholera among other infectious diseases. She has a diverse, multi-cultural background comprising of international experience serving with academic, corporate, non-profit and governmental entities, Uzma is passionate about taking a data-driven, culturally embedded approach to global health incorporating science, technology, and innovation (STI) to strengthen global health within marginalized populations, in a bid to drive social change.

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