Jennifer B. Griffin, an epidemiologist at our Center for Global Health, has nearly 20 years of experience conducting research in domestic and international settings, including Southeast Asia, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. She is experienced in study design, quantitative methods and analysis, and technical writing. She has expertise in project management and monitoring and evaluation, including sexual and reproductive health and maternal and child health projects.
As the principal investigator of the SOLVE-GA study, Dr. Griffin oversees the development and evaluation of an innovative technology to estimate gestational age in low-income countries. She serves as a research epidemiologist for Maternal and Neonatal Directed Assessment of Technology (MANDATE), a mathematical model to evaluate the impact of interventions on maternal, fetal, and newborn mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and India.
Dr. Griffin is particularly interested in the intersection of infectious disease and perinatal epidemiology. She has worked as a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry and for national governments on vaccine safety and efficacy during pregnancy, HIV, malaria, avian influenza, and hepatitis C virus. Dr. Griffin is also an adjunct professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.