Internationally recognized authority in global health and ICT for development especially as it relates to new the use of new technologies (e.g., serious games, virtual reality) to improve programmatic outcomes. Health systems strengthening expert with broad experience in designing, implementing, managing and evaluating public health and social development programs with an emphasis on HIV and AIDS; sexual and reproductive health (SRH); maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (MNCAH); inclusive development, disability and aging; and mental health. Exceptional communicator and motivational trainer with ample practice developing capacity, providing technical support, negotiating grants and fostering policy dialogue in low and middle income countries in Africa, Arab States, Asia, Eastern Europe & Central Asian Republics, and Latin America & the Caribbean.

Outstanding translational innovation expertise applied to creating collaborative learning networks based on inter-sectoral and multi-institutional co-creation and cross-regional knowledge sharing using information communications technology (ICT) and participatory methodologies; developing and promoting new models of public-private partnerships and social financing; and designing comprehensive public health programs at global, national and sub-national levels.