Dr Mariam Otmani del Barrio

Dr Mariam Otmani del Barrio

Dr Mariam Otmani del Barrio

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Mariam is a social scientist, expert on gender, intersectionality and infectious disease research committed to advancing implementation research, generating evidence, and leveraging social science to inform the public health research agenda with a gender and intersectional lens. An economist specialized in Development Studies, health and behavioural science, her current research related activities also focus on intersectionality and AMR, health research ethics, developing equitable gender responsive infectious disease research studies, strengthening research capacities and engaging the infectious disease research community to integrate sex and gender dimensions more thoughtfully into health research, global health R&D policy and advocacy work. Mariam is also a Human Rights Lawyer with expertise in women's human rights and gender equality, and an expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. With more than 15 years of experience in gender research, social and environmental determinants of health and infectious disease research and capacity strengthening, Mariam is leading TDR’s efforts to implement its recent intersectional gender research strategy.

All Sessions by Dr Mariam Otmani del Barrio

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Panel on Gender Equity and Inclusivity in LMIC Research Mentorship (LSHTM)

Led by: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

This parallel session will bring together finalists from the crowdsourcing open call to present their mentorship ideas and an expert panel to discuss issues around equity, gender, and an intersectional perspective in research and in mentorship in LMICs, opportunities and challenges of women in science and strategies to advance more women leaders in global health.

Introduction and Overview
Dr Eneyi Kpokiri, PhD Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

1. Ms. Hannah Berrian, Research Fellow for Patient Engagement and Person-Centered Approaches at Reducing the Burden of Severe Stigmatizing Skin Diseases (REDRESS), Liberia.
2. Dr Mrittika Barua, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Science of Implementation and Scale-up, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh
3. Ms. Annabel Steiner, Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4. Dr. Bethelhem Solomon Woldetsadik, Associate Researcher , Armauer Hansen Research Institute

1. Dr Mariam OTMANI DEL BARRIO, Scientist, gender and intersectionality research lead, The Special Programme on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, WHO, Switzerland
2. Dr Ogechukwu B. ARIBODOR, Senior Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
3. Dr. Agatha Eileen Wapmuk, Public Health Physician/Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
4. Dr. Phyllis Awor, Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
5. Dr Wessel van den Berg, Senior Advocacy Officer, Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice
6. Prof Michele BARRY, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health, Stanford University, United States.