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Alisa Jenny, MPH

TitleAcademic Coordinator II
SchoolUCSF Chancellor/EVC/FAS
DepartmentPrevention & Public Health
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-476-7851
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    Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LAMPH1999International Health

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    Alisa serves as a Strategic and Technical Advisor in Global Health Sciences, supporting strategic activities and new initiatives.

    Alisa has over two decades of experience conducting research and implementing programs in resource-limited settings. She has worked on projects in Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa and rural Alaska, in positions at the University of Washington, UC Berkeley, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She honed her statistical skills while working as a Research Fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, after completing her graduate degree. She developed her passion for public health while working on maternal and child health programs as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras. Alisa received an MPH from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is proficient in Spanish.


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    1. Babigumira JB, Lubinga SJ, Jenny AM, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Stergachis A. Impact of pharmacy worker training and deployment on access to essential medicines for children under five in Malawi: a cluster quasi-experimental evaluation. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Sep 11; 17(1):638. PMID: 28893243.
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    2. Jenny AM, Li M, Ashbourne E, Aldrink M, Funk C, Stergachis A. Assessment of the scope and practice of evaluation among medical donation programs. Global Health. 2016 Nov 04; 12(1):69. PMID: 27814729.
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    3. Jafry MA, Jenny AM, Lubinga SJ, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Babigumira JB. Examination of patient flow in a rural health center in Malawi. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Jul 25; 9:363. PMID: 27456090; PMCID: PMC4960743.
    4. Lubinga SJ, Jenny AM, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Stergachis A, Babigumira JB. Impact of pharmacy worker training and deployment on access to essential medicines and health outcomes in Malawi: protocol for a cluster quasi-experimental evaluation. Implement Sci. 2014 Oct 11; 9:156. PMID: 25300317; PMCID: PMC4196014.
    5. Lubinga SJ, Levine GA, Jenny AM, Ngonzi J, Mukasa-Kivunike P, Stergachis A, Babigumira JB. Health-related quality of life and social support among women treated for abortion complications in western Uganda. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013 Jul 15; 11:118. PMID: 23855524; PMCID: PMC3718758.
    6. Walker DM, Cohen SR, Estrada F, Monterroso ME, Jenny A, Fritz J, Fahey JO. PRONTO training for obstetric and neonatal emergencies in Mexico. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Feb; 116(2):128-33. PMID: 22112786.
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    7. Smith KR, McCracken JP, Weber MW, Hubbard A, Jenny A, Thompson LM, Balmes J, Diaz A, Arana B, Bruce N. Effect of reduction in household air pollution on childhood pneumonia in Guatemala (RESPIRE): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2011 Nov 12; 378(9804):1717-26. PMID: 22078686.
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    8. Bruce N, Weber M, Arana B, Diaz A, Jenny A, Thompson L, McCracken J, Dherani M, Juarez D, Ordonez S, Klein R, Smith KR. Pneumonia case-finding in the RESPIRE Guatemala indoor air pollution trial: standardizing methods for resource-poor settings. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Jul; 85(7):535-44. PMID: 17768502; PMCID: PMC2636369.
    9. Thompson L, Diaz J, Jenny A, Diaz A, Bruce N, Balmes J. Nxwisen, ntzarrin or ntzo'lin? Mapping children's respiratory symptoms among indigenous populations in Guatemala. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Oct; 65(7):1337-50. PMID: 17582669; PMCID: PMC2040052.
    10. Von Ehrenstein OS, Jenny AM, Basu A, Smith KR, Hira-Smith M, Smith AH. Capacity building in environmental health research in India and Nepal. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2006 Oct-Dec; 12(4):300-6. PMID: 17168216.
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    11. Jenny AM, Schoendorf KC, Parker JD. The association between community context and mortality among Mexican-American infants. Ethn Dis. 2001; 11(4):722-31. PMID: 11763295.
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