Alexis Serna is currently a Senior Program Manager on USAID’s Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East Program. In this capacity she provides technical and programmatic supervision to NTD control and elimination efforts in Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, and Vietnam. Prior to her current role, Ms. Serna served as Technical Advisor for USAID’s ENVISION project, Program Manager for USAID’s MMDP Project, Senior Program Associate at the International Trachoma Initiative, and Operational Research Associate at Centers for Disease Control. In these roles, Ms. Serna supported Ministries of Health in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Haiti, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda. She has extensive experience in program management, preventive chemotherapy NTDs, and capacity strengthening initiatives. Ms. Serna is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served two years in Niger as a community health agent.
Senior Manager, Neglected Tropical Diseases
MPH, Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
BA, Psychology, College of William and Mary