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Anika Hannan

Anika Hannan

Research Public Health Analyst


MPH, Behavioral Science and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
BA, Global Studies, Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Anika Hannan is a global public health researcher specializing in monitoring, evaluation, research, learning, and adapting. She is skilled at designing monitoring and evaluation plans, including logic models and conceptual frameworks; crafting evaluation questions and routine measures; and creating data collection tools, procedures, and analysis plans.

Currently, Ms. Hannan works on several projects funded by a variety of clients including the NIH, USAID, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations. Her contributions to the 4-year Gates Foundation project, Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling (MITS) include developing and implementing the project's M&E plan and collaborating and leveraging expertise from the project team and external RTI colleagues to strengthen the plan. She also serves as a steering committee member for the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA) Community of Practice (COP). She identifies areas of interest for COP members and organizes and facilities bimonthly meetings on topics such as building relationships among COP members, proposal development, and data visualization. Through her role as a steering committee member, Ms. Hannan aims to include colleagues and experts from various divisions and geographic areas of RTI and increase knowledge and expertise sharing among COP members.

Ms. Hannan joined RTI in 2021. Her background includes working with government and non-government agencies and clients, including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CARE USA, and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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