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Danielle Doughman is the program manager of the Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the University of North Carolina Medical Center. She is a health policy and advocacy specialist with more than 15 years of experience working in health and development policy and advocacy at the sub-national, national, regional, and global levels. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Previously, Danielle served at the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi, Kenya, where she was responsible for knowledge translation of APHRC’s research on topics from health and education to urbanization. She managed engagement with municipal, county, and national policymakers on issues central to health and development across sub-Saharan Africa and worked to improve their use of data in decision-making. Danielle wrote about her work in a 2017 chapter on knowledge brokering to strengthen African leadership in global decision-making.

Prior to her work in global health, Danielle was selected as a health policy fellow at the US Department of Health and Human Services, worked in disability policy and advocacy, and got her start as a social worker. During her tenure as the Board Chair of the National Coalition Building Institute (Atlanta chapter), she was recognized with the Rosa Parks Leadership Award. Danielle earned a Master of Science in Public Health and an additional certification in Global Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy & Management. She was awarded a David A. Winston Health Policy Merit Scholarship during her graduate studies. She completed her BA at Emory University.


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