As the Social and Behavior Change Lead for the MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience project, Dr. Kamden Hoffmann serves in a cross-cutting role supporting the project to enhance coordination between development and humanitarian actors and strengthen the resilience of individuals, families and communities, supporting countries on their journey to self-reliance.
Kamden has over 20 years of experience in health and development. Her technical areas span maternal and child health, malaria, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, mental health and physical activity, among others. She has worked in health and development with numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations, including the U.S. Agency for international Development, Save the Children, Catholic Relief Services and University Research Co., LLC. She co-founded INSIGHT: Innovative Social Change in Global Health, a women-owned small business consulting firm focused on social and behavior change capacity strengthening through technical assistance to a variety of U.S. and non-U.S. based clients.
She began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines, where her passion sparked her to focus on the well-being of the most vulnerable populations globally through social and behavior change and development.
Kamden has a Ph.D. in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, with a concentration on Community-Based Participatory Research, an M.P.H. in International Health Promotion from George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, an M.A. in International Development with an International Health concentration from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, and a dual B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University.