Geeta Nanda
Washington DC, USA
Research and evidence
Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal & Neonatal Health

Geeta Nanda

Director of Research, Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Health (SRMNH)

Geeta Nanda, MHS, DrPH is the Director of Research, Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Health. She leads field-based implementation and operational research studies in SRMNH in low-resource contexts. She is a social and behavioral scientist with over twenty-five years of research and technical expertise in global health and development. She is well-versed in applying a mix of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to her work, using scientific evidence to inform decision-making. Prior to joining the IRC, she was with Family Health International 360 for fifteen years, providing leadership and technical and managerial oversight to research studies in multiple countries, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Geeta completed her MHS in International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her DrPH in Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.