As technical advisor for PSI’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Tuberculosis Department, Christine provides technical and programmatic support for the Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO) Project, funded by USAID. Within this project she leads the Reproductive Health Leadership Training Program and supports advocacy efforts around community-based distribution of injectable contraceptives. Additionally, Christine is the departmental technical lead for short-acting contraceptive methods, including oral contraceptives, injectables and emergency contraception.
Christine represents PSI on several technical working groups, including the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, Implementing Best Practices in Family Planning Consortium, the High Impact Practices Task Team, and the Technical Advisory Group for Sayana Press.
Prior to working at PSI, Christine was the program & business development associate at Population Action International. She has technical expertise and experience in family planning, reproductive health programming, training design, facilitation, curriculum development, social marketing, monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance system development. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador.
Christine holds a master’s in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a specialization in maternal and child health. Christine is also fluent in Spanish.