As an Associate Vice President, Programs, Jamie’s primary responsibility is the management and oversight of a portfolio of investments that assist focus countries in reaching their NTD elimination goals. A substantial focus of her work is overseeing the END Fund’s Reaching the Last Mile Fund – a ten year effort to eliminate river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in seven countries.
Jamie previously served as Senior Public Health Specialist for NTDs. She provided technical oversight of NTD initiatives with a focus on partnership development. She formerly worked at the Task Force for Global Health where she held a variety of consultancy and full-time staff roles with the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP), and Children Without Worms (CWW). Prior to that, Jamie worked at The Carter Center for more than seven years with the Center’s Guinea worm Eradication and Trachoma Control Programs, Office of Development, and served twice as an election observer for the Center’s Democracy Program.
Jamie holds a Master of Public Health specializing in Program Design and Implementation from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from Clemson University. She also has a Registered Nursing degree from Georgia State University’s Perimeter College.
Outside of work, she is a certified advanced open water scuba diver and enjoys exploring the world under water.