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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 and also serves as the Research 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 the scientific coordinator for the International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) TB 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 studies, monitoring progress, compiling data and progress reports, tracking deliverables, writing SOPs, and facilitating collaborations. She works closely with the CCGHE Deputy Director, Dr. Amita Gupta, and supports activities related to the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and the International Maternal, Pediatric, and the Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) network groups.
Ms. Cox is a public health professional with a focus on TB programs. She joined CCGHE in 2017 with over five years of project management and grant writing experience at international development non-profits. 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 global health 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.