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Health Alliance International

Headquarters (USA)


James Pfeiffer, MPH, PhD

Executive Director

James Pfeiffer also serves as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Global Health and Anthropology at the University of Washington. He is a medical anthropologist and public health practitioner with interests in health systems strengthening, social justice in health, the role of NGOs in global health and the influence of Pentecostal churches in response to HIV/AIDS.

Mara Child, MPH, MPA

Deputy Director

Mara Child has extensive international experience with organizational development and administrative strengthening in the US and East Africa, with focus on medical education partnerships and leadership and management training. Mara also serves as a Clinical Instructor at Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.


Andrea Chateaubriand

Senior Administration Manager

Marnie Chinn, MA

Senior Grants Manager

Jamie Cowan, MD, MPH, MBA

Technical Advisor for Operations Research and Implementation Science


Sarah Gimbel, RN, MPH, PhD

Technical Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation

Steve Gloyd, MD, MPH 

Senior Advisor

S. Adam Granato, MSc

Research Coordinator


Amy Hagopian, PhD, MHA

Senior Health Workforce Policy Advisor

Manish Kala, MBA, SPHR, GPHR

Director of Human Resources

Ahoua Koné, MPH, JD

Director of Côte d’Ivoire Operations

Mary Anne Mercer, DrPH

Senior MMCH/FP Program Advisor

George Monagan, MA

Director of Headquarters Operations

Peggy Riehle, MBA

 Director of Finance

Julia Robinson, MPH, MSW

Technical Advisor for Country Programs, Côte d’Ivoire 

Tiffany Scharn, MBA

Financial Accounting Lead

Kenny Sherr, PhD, MPH

Director of Implementation Science

Susan Thompson, MPH

Director of Timor-Leste Programs 

Brad Wagenaar, MPH

Research Coordinator

Amanda Young, BA

Publications Coordinator

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Health Alliance International

We are a nongovernmental organization that supports governments in strengthening health systems and providing health care for all. We are affiliated with the University of Washington.


Health Alliance International

Physical Address
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 350
Telephone Numbers
Work: (206) 543-8382
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