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Samyra Cox, MPH
Research Program Manager
Ms. Cox is the CCGHE Research Program Manager, responsible for managing projects across the Indo-JHU research partnership. She serves as the U.S. Program Manager for the Regional Prospective Observational Research in Tuberculosis (RePORT) India Consortium funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Government of India. She is also the scientific coordinator for the International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) TB & Lung Health working group, co-lead on a global survey assessing management of multi-drug resistant TB among ART programs, and co-investigator on a number of TB cohort studies in India. Additionally, she plays a project management role on a number of the center’s grants, monitoring progress, compiling data, tracking deliverables, writing SOPs, and facilitating collaborations. Ms. Cox works closely with the CCGHE Deputy Director, Dr. Amita Gupta, and supports activities across her research portfolio.
Ms. Cox is a public health professional with more than ten years of international health experience. She has been supporting complex TB research and implementation projects since 2013 and has worked extensively on multi-million dollar grants from institutional donors. Prior to CCGHE, Ms. Cox worked for Partners In Health writing grants for programs in Haiti, Russia, Navajo Nation, and Rwanda. She received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Relations from New York University (NYU) and a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a Certificate in Epidemiology for Public Health Professionals from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her primary research interest is in using epidemiologic and implementation science methods to identify and test effective strategies for TB control.