As technical advisor, Heather White oversees and coordinates the implementation of PSI’s current NCD operational plan and works closely with other technical teams, including New Business Development, Research, Metrics and other health program teams to provide strategic and technical input on PSI’s NCD programming. She supports PSI network members that are currently implementing NCD programs to document and share case studies, lessons learned, and best practices across the organization and among the wider community of NCD stakeholders.
Prior to her current role, Heather was a member of PSI’s New Business Development team and a program administrator and educator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Public Health. Heather also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso.
Heather has a doctorate in public health. Her dissertation focused on uptake of VIA cervical cancer screening among Zambian women offered through PEPFAR-sponsored programs initiated by the Zambian Ministry of Health and The Centre for Infectious Diseases in Zambia.