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Danielle Doughman is the senior program manager of the Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the University of North Carolina Medical Center. She has 20 years of experience working in health and development policy and advocacy at the state, 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’s Nairobi, Kenya headquarters, where she worked in tandem with researchers and government officials to bridge the know-do gap across several countries. She was responsible for policymaker engagement, knowledge translation, and research uptake of APHRC’s research on topics from health to education to urbanization. Danielle wrote about one such project in a recent  chapter on knowledge brokering to strengthen African leadership in global decision-making on HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.

Prior to her international work, Danielle was 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 a certificate 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 Scholarship during her graduate studies. She completed her BA at Emory University.


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