Alisa Jenny, MPH

Title(s)Technical Director, GHS - Programs
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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. A comic based interactive digital intervention to enhance facilitation skills of nurse mentors in public facilities - results of a pilot intervention in Bihar, India. Glob Health Action. 2023 12 31; 16(1):2185365. Ghosh R, Cohen SR, Subramaniam N, Handu S, Vincent D, Lloyd M, Thorn K, Harris HB, Jenny A, Walker D. PMID: 36940106; PMCID: PMC10035940.
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    2. Biomass smoke exposure and somatic growth among children: The RESPIRE and CRECER prospective cohort studies in rural Guatemala. Environ Int. 2024 Jan; 183:108401. Lu W, Jenny A, Romero C, Diaz-Artiga A, Kuster A, Canuz E, Pillarisetti A, McCracken JP, Huang W, Smith KR, Balmes J, Thompson LM. PMID: 38147790.
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    3. Rapid and sustained contact tracing training for COVID-19 in San Francisco: a training model for developing an emergency public health workforce. Front Public Health. 2023; 11:1125927. Martin S, Kalra A, Jenny A, Maher AD, Foreman A, Chavez A, Gagliano J, Reid MJA, Brickley DB. PMID: 37457246; PMCID: PMC10347383.
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    4. Biomass Smoke Exposure and Atopy among Young Children in the Western Highlands of Guatemala: A Prospective Cohort Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 10 28; 19(21). Lu W, Wang LA, Mann J, Jenny A, Romero C, Kuster A, Canuz E, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR, Balmes J, Thompson L. PMID: 36360942; PMCID: PMC9656762.
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    5. Meeting demand-Obstetric hemorrhage and blood availability in Malawi, a qualitative study. PLoS One. 2022; 17(8):e0273426. Njolomole SE, Sachidanandan RF, Mandere G, Jenny A, Muula AS, M'baya B, John BM, Gadama L, Bonongwe P, Chabunya S, Storey E, Walker D. PMID: 36001581; PMCID: PMC9401179.
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    6. Perceptions and predictors of respectful maternity care in Malawi: A quantitative cross-sectional analysis. Midwifery. 2022 Sep; 112:103403. Hughes CS, Kamanga M, Jenny A, Zieman B, Warren C, Walker D, Kazembe A. PMID: 35728299.
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    7. Super Divya to the rescue! Exploring Nurse Mentor Supervisor perceptions on a digital tool to support learning and engagement for simulation educators in Bihar, India. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Mar 26; 22(1):206. Kalra A, Siju M, Jenny A, Spindler H, Madriz S, Baayd J, Handu S, Ghosh R, Cohen S, Walker D. PMID: 35346172; PMCID: PMC8959557.
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    8. Super Divya, an Interactive Digital Storytelling Instructional Comic Series to Sustain Facilitation Skills of Labor and Delivery Nurse Mentors in Bihar, India-A Pilot Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 02 25; 19(5). Kalra A, Subramaniam N, Longkumer O, Siju M, Jose LS, Srivastava R, Lin S, Handu S, Murugesan S, Lloyd M, Madriz S, Jenny A, Thorn K, Calkins K, Breeze-Harris H, Cohen SR, Ghosh R, Walker D. PMID: 35270366; PMCID: PMC8910046.
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    9. Implementing an intrapartum package of interventions to improve quality of care to reduce the burden of preterm birth in Kenya and Uganda. Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Jan 28; 2(1):10. Namazzi G, Achola KA, Jenny A, Santos N, Butrick E, Otieno P, Waiswa P, Walker D, Preterm Birth Initiative Kenya & Uganda Implementation Research Collaborative. PMID: 33509293; PMCID: PMC7841990.
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    10. 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. Babigumira JB, Lubinga SJ, Jenny AM, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Stergachis A. PMID: 28893243; PMCID: PMC5594492.
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    11. Assessment of the scope and practice of evaluation among medical donation programs. Global Health. 2016 11 04; 12(1):69. Jenny AM, Li M, Ashbourne E, Aldrink M, Funk C, Stergachis A. PMID: 27814729; PMCID: PMC5096304.
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    12. Examination of patient flow in a rural health center in Malawi. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Jul 25; 9:363. Jafry MA, Jenny AM, Lubinga SJ, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Babigumira JB. PMID: 27456090; PMCID: PMC4960743.
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    13. 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. Lubinga SJ, Jenny AM, Larsen-Cooper E, Crawford J, Matemba C, Stergachis A, Babigumira JB. PMID: 25300317; PMCID: PMC4196014.
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    14. 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. Lubinga SJ, Levine GA, Jenny AM, Ngonzi J, Mukasa-Kivunike P, Stergachis A, Babigumira JB. PMID: 23855524; PMCID: PMC3718758.
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    15. PRONTO training for obstetric and neonatal emergencies in Mexico. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Feb; 116(2):128-33. Walker DM, Cohen SR, Estrada F, Monterroso ME, Jenny A, Fritz J, Fahey JO. PMID: 22112786.
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    16. 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. Smith KR, McCracken JP, Weber MW, Hubbard A, Jenny A, Thompson LM, Balmes J, Diaz A, Arana B, Bruce N. PMID: 22078686.
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    17. 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. Bruce N, Weber M, Arana B, Diaz A, Jenny A, Thompson L, McCracken J, Dherani M, Juarez D, Ordonez S, Klein R, Smith KR. PMID: 17768502; PMCID: PMC2636369.
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    18. Nxwisen, ntzarrin or ntzo'lin? Mapping children's respiratory symptoms among indigenous populations in Guatemala. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Oct; 65(7):1337-50. Thompson L, Diaz J, Jenny A, Diaz A, Bruce N, Balmes J. PMID: 17582669; PMCID: PMC2040052.
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    19. Capacity building in environmental health research in India and Nepal. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2006 Oct-Dec; 12(4):300-6. Von Ehrenstein OS, Jenny AM, Basu A, Smith KR, Hira-Smith M, Smith AH. PMID: 17168216.
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    20. The association between community context and mortality among Mexican-American infants. Ethn Dis. 2001; 11(4):722-31. Jenny AM, Schoendorf KC, Parker JD. PMID: 11763295.
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