Elizabeth Butrick

Elizabeth Butrick

Formal Title
Senior Program Manager
Primary Affiliation
University of California San Francisco
Biography

Elizabeth Butrick has been passionate about global health since she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nicaragua after receiving her Bachelor’s degree at Columbia University in New York. She has worked on global maternal child health implementation and research projects since completing Master's degrees in Public Health and Social Welfare at the University of California Berkeley.  She served for two years as a Michigan International Development Fellow in Family Planning, seconded to MEXFAM in Mexico City.  She joined UCSF in 2003 and has worked on research across the maternal-child health continuum. She has over six cumulative years residing in low resource settings including Latin America, Asia and Africa and have more than ten years of experience managing projects in sub-Saharan Africa.  Most of her work has been carried out in public health facilities and she has a deep commitment to conducting rigorous research that aims to improve the lives of the poorest women and children in the world.