People

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Jean-Francois Trani is a demographer, an associate professor at the Brown School and a scholar at the Institute of Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis. He joined the Brown School in …
Parul Bakhshi is a social psychologist and an assistant researcher professor at the  Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University in St. Louis. As a social psychologist, the majority of …
Dr. Rabab Ahmed is an established psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience in mental health, specializing in child mental health in low-setting contexts. She received her medical degree from …
M. Rahim Azami is an Afghan public health professional with post-graduation in development policies and practices. He is currently working with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Afghanistan as …
Ganesh M. Babulal is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Neurology and Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University School of Medicine. He is currently working on …

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Ellis has worked for many years at the intersection of disability, poverty, and social policy. He coordinated field work for the RADIE study in Afghanistan and has conducted qualitative research …
Mary Kate is a Graduate Research Assistant for the Global Research on Inclusion and Disability team and the Education Equity and Quality in Afghanistan and Pakistan (EEQAP) Project. Her current …
Tarani is a Professor of Medical Sociology. He is a co-director of the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health and is also the co-director for the SOC-B …
Dr Smita Deshpande MBBS (Medical College, Nagpur University), DPM (Grant Medical College, Mumbai) MD (AIIMS, New Delhi) has served as the Head, Dept. of Psychiatry and De-Addiction, Dr. Ram …
More than 20 years’ experience in humanitarian and development programmes in Asia (Afghanistan, India and Pakistan) and North Africa, in relief and rehabilitation, health, disability and gender …
Alex is a graduate research assistant with GRID who has been working with the EEQAP project since 2018. His primary role has been as children’s survey validator with children's surveys in …
Mohammad Dauod Khuram is an Afghan Medical Doctor with a post-graduation degree in Public Health. Dr  Khuram is a development/humanitarian work practitioner and researcher with 15 years of …
Sharon Low is a humanitarian and development researcher and practitioner, who has worked extensively on public health and social protection issues in conflict-affected and fragile countries. Her …
Nicandro graduated with his Master of Public Health with a double concentration in Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Global Health from Washington University in St. Louis. His primary area of …
May is a physician from Myanmar, currently doing MPH with health policy analysis specialization at Washington University in St. Louis. She comes to Wash U-MPH program with experience in research, …
Mara McKown is a first-year MPH/MSW student at the Brown School at Washington University. She currently works on the Education Equity and Quality in Afghanistan and Pakistan (EEQAP) project. Her …
Jacqueline Moodley is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Previously Jackie worked at the Centre for Social Development in Africa at the …
Alan Mozaffari is a Research Assistant and Project Coordinator for the Global Research on Inclusion and Disability team and the Education Equity and Quality in Afghanistan and Pakistan (EEQAP) …
Sara Paracha graduated with her Master of Social Work with a specialization in Management and concentration in Community Health Promotion for Positive Youth Development from Washington University …
Sidra Qurban is a true enthusiast for setting meaningful ambitions in her life and achieving them through a truly optimistic approach.  Being a graduate in Biological Sciences, she is greatly …
Hashim Rawab has a degree in Economics from the University of Kabul and post-graduate credits from the University of Texas at Austin and United Nations’ Institute of Training and Research …
Kyle Pitzer is a doctoral candidate at the Brown School. His research and scholarly goal emphasize bridging the gap between the science and interventions within community contexts. This agenda …
Aatif Ramzan is a social science scholar with a post-graduation degree in Rural Development. He is a development work practitioner and researcher with 13 years of experience. He has extensive …
Abram Saroufim is a first-year MSW student concentrating in Mental Health at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. He currently works on the Education Equity and Quality in …
Farah Said is an Assistant Professor at the Lahore School of Economics and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Economics and Business. As a development economist, her research has …
Munib Sohail is currently working with National Rural Support Progamme (NRSP) in Pakistan as Project Coordinator for Pakistan on the project ‘Education Equity and Quality Education for …
Vishnu Varadarajan is a Research Assistant for the Global Research on Inclusion and Disability team and the Education Equity and Quality in Afghanistan and Pakistan (EEQAP) project. His prior …
Juanita  mainly works on impact evaluation of development programs, with a special focus on rural development, female empowerment and conflict-related policies. She is currently involved in field …
Zijing is a second-year MSW student at the Brown School, concentrating in Children, Youth and Families. She received her BA in history from Peking University. Prior to pursuing her MSW, she …
Shuya Yin is a second-year MSW student at the Brown School, concentrating in mental health and specializing in Research. Her prior experiences include assisting to build trauma-informed schools …