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Helen de Pinho

Assistant Professor of Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
School: 
Public Health
Department: 
Epidemiology Department
Office: 
MSPH/HDPFH Bard Tower 1-60 Haven Av Mail Code: B2 New York NY 10032 United States
Email: 
hd2122@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-304-5229
Biography

Helen de Pinho, MBBCh, FCCH, MBA is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, and Associate Director of the Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program (AMDD) at Columbia University. Her current work involves the integration of a health systems into AMDD's work where she is responsible for the Human Resources for Maternal Survival program, and is overall project manager of the Health Systems Strengthening for Equity: The Power and Potential of the Mid-level provider Project.

Prior to joining AMDD, Dr de Pinho was a policy advisor to the UN Millennium Project and was one of the authors of the task force final report: "Who's got the power? Transforming health systems for women and children". In South Africa, she was a senior lecturer in the University of Cape Town, directed the Oliver Tambo Fellowship Programme focused on capacity building for senior public health managers, and was a researcher within the Women's Health Research Unit. She has also worked as a health service manager and clinician in both rural and urban areas of South Africa.

Research & Other Works
Article
The Critical Role of Supervision in Retaining Staff in Obstetric Services: A Three Country Study
Article
District health manager and mid-level provider perceptions of practice environments in acute obstetric settings in Tanzania: a mixed-method study
Article
District health managers’ perceptions of supervision in Malawi and Tanzania
Article
Are doctors and nurses associated with coverage of essential health services in developing countries? A cross-sectional study
 
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