Hannah Berrian

Hannah Berrian, UL-PIRE Africa Center

Hannah Berrian

UL-PIRE Africa Center

Hannah Berrian obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Cuttington Graduate School of Professional Studies in Liberia. She served as Liberia’s Mental Health Research Capacity Building Coordinator for Youth FORWARD, the U.S.-National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded project from a collaboration between the Boston College of Social Work in Massachusetts, U.S., College of Medicine of the Allied Health Sciences (CoMAS) of the University of Sierra Leone, and UL-PIRE Africa Center at the University of Liberia, respectively. She has several years of professional experience in project management, qualitative and quantitative research, program implementation, qualitative data analysis, and building capacity for mental health research, among others. Hannah is a Research Fellow for the Patient Engagement and Person-Centered Approaches thematic area on Health Systems Strengthening for Reducing the Burden of Severe Stigmatizing Skin Diseases (REDRESS) consortium.

All Sessions by Hannah Berrian

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.