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Gavin Allman

Gavin Allman

Health Policy Analyst, Global Center for Noncommunicable Diseases


Master of Public Policy, Duke University
BA, Political Science/International Relations, Carleton College


Gavin Allman (he/him) is a health policy analyst in RTI’s Center for Global Noncommunicable Diseases where he investigates effective policies and programs to develop actionable recommendations for global health funders and policymakers. He has written investment cases, policy briefs, project reports, and educational blogs to disseminate RTI’s research findings, and his work has underpinned RTI’s economic models of noncommunicable diseases interventions ranging from ambient air pollution to adolescent mental health.

Prior to joining RTI, Gavin served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua and South Africa, where he implemented health education programs for adolescents. His public policy graduate studies included a concentration in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and a master’s thesis on unpaid caregiving for cancer patients which received academic honors and is featured in the Lancet Commission on Women and Cancer report.