Emily Woodrow is a Research Assistant at the Center for Global Health Science and Security. She graduated from Duke University in May 2021 with a B.A. in Global Health and in Public Policy.
Emily’s interests include women’s health outcomes, disproportionate impacts of disease outbreaks, and health inequities. At Duke, Emily served as the communications team leader at the Duke Center for Global Reproductive Health.
She also researched the global burden of hearing loss as a member of a Bass Connections team that worked alongside the Lancet Commission. After gaining professional experience through summer internships focused on policy and health in Washington DC, Emily was inspired to write and defend a senior honors thesis. Her paper focused on the effects of infectious disease outbreaks on women in low- and middle-income countries.