Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of communities locally, nationally and globally, Nancy Stroupe Kannappan has been conducting economic, social service and public health monitoring, evaluation and research activities for 15 years. Domestically, she has worked with American Indian tribes on behavioral health integration, sexual and gender-based violence, health systems strengthening, research capacity building and youth development projects. Internationally, she has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Tanzania, Mexico, India, Kenya, Thailand and Indonesia on research and evaluation projects ranging from malaria prevention and neglected tropical diseases to refugee mental health.
Nancy has specific technical expertise in infectious diseases, gender-based violence and the integration of behavioral health into primary health care. In her current position, she is responsible for leading monitoring, evaluation, research and learning activities for the Corus health portfolio, as well as building capacity and technical excellence for the organization. She serves as the principal investigator on a population-based Ebola survivor study in Eastern DRC. And she is a senior technical monitoring & evaluation, research and learning advisor with the Momentum Integrated Health Resilience Project.
She holds an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Wyoming, an M.P.H. from the University of Arizona and is a Ph.D. candidate in Epidemiology, also at the University of Arizona.