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Erika Martin

Erika Martin

Director of Research Impact, Population Council

Erika Martin, MPH is Director of Research Impact at the Population Council and a long-time champion for translating research into practice to address critical health and development issues. Throughout her career, she has provided technical expertise to advance research utilization efforts with partners at national, regional, and global levels. Erika is a public health leader with over 15 years of experience in social sciences and operations research, program development and management, and use of evidence to strengthen reproductive health programs and health systems. Her professional experience extends across more than a dozen countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, including several years based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Indian women and children. Photo: Paula Bronstein/The Verbatim Agency/Getty Images