Director

Gwendolyn Morgan

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Morgan is a senior level professional in evaluation research and currently serves as Director, MERL, Global Health at IBTCI. She has both Master's and Doctoral degrees in public health from Tulane University (MPH, DrPH). Before joining IBTCI, Dr. Morgan served as Deputy Director for Evidence to Action (E2A), a $290 million dollar centrally funded USAID project focused on best practices and scale-up of family planning/reproductive health service delivery. She also served as a Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center, first as the Nairobi-based Technical Lead for the African Population Health and Research Center’s Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Measurement, Learning, and Evaluation Project for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative, and then as a member of the African Strategies for Health (ASH) Project, based at Management Sciences for Health in Arlington. As part of her work on the ASH Project, Dr. Morgan worked directly with USAID/African Bureau staff to prepare mapping, assessments, and analytical work to help guide USAID health investments in the areas of family planning and reproductive health. Dr. Morgan has expertise in research design, sampling, and data analysis. She has particular experience in implementation research in social and behavior change, social marketing, reproductive health service delivery, and youth. Dr. Morgan was based in Nairobi, Kenya from 2001 to 2011. Her international experience spans over 25 years across the African continent and in the Caribbean, including but not limited to, projects in Kenya, Senegal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Malawi, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.