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Amy Hobbs, RN
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Amy Hobbs is a Registered Nurse and an epidemiologist with ten years of monitoring and evaluation experience in maternal and newborn health (MNH) within local, national, and international contexts. She has expertise in clinical and non-clinical research methods, including the development and coordination of research studies and the collection, compilation, maintenance, and analysis of complex data sets. In her most recent role as Provincial Director, Surveillance, Research, and Analytics at Perinatal Services BC in Canada, she led the analysis of perinatal health indicators and engaged with clinicians and stakeholders for knowledge translation and quality improvement activities. She has extensive experience developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks based on project scope/design and has provided technical and capacity-building support for the implementation of MNH programs in low-to-middle income countries. Amy has worked extensively as a consultant with the WHO and UNICEF, managing large global databases and improved measurement activities across several MNH indicators. Amy is passionate about using data to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based interventions. She holds a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Sociology from the University of Calgary, in Canada.