Dr. Emily E. Peca, DrPH, MA, Senior Implementation Research Scientist at University Research Co., LLC (URC), has thirteen years of professional experience fostering global public health partnership to advance use of evidence to improve health of vulnerable populations in low and middle-income countries. For the last eight years, Dr. Peca has provided technical and managerial leadership to global USAID-funded implementation research and quality improvement projects. Her primary area of focus is to support partnership for implementation science activities that center on improving access to and utilization of high quality reproductive maternal and newborn health services in developing countries. Previously, Dr. Peca spent five years serving in a range of roles at GWU Milken Institute of Public Health’s Department of Global Health spanning academic support, overseas program development and implementation and course support and instruction.
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