OUR TEAM

Evidence-based Measures of Empowerment for Research on Gender Equality

Photograph by Prashant Panjiar © Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

OUR TEAM

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Anita Raj, PhD
Director of UC San Diego’s Center on Gender Equity and Health
TATA Chancellor Professor of Medicine and Professor of Education Studies at UC San Diego
Principal Investigator of EMERGE

Rebecka Lundgren, MPH, PhD 
Professor, Infectious Diseases & Global Public Health

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Jay Silverman, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Global Public Health at UC San Diego
EMERGE Gender-Based Violence Expert

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Prashant Bharadwaj, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics at UC San Diego
EMERGE Gender and Economics Expert

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Lotus McDougal, MPH, PhD
Project Scientist of Global Public Health at UC San Diego
EMERGE Gender and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Expert

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Nandita Bhan, PhD
Research Scientist-Consultant for the Center on Gender Equity and Health (India)
Psychometric Workshop Lead and Technical Support for EMERGE

Jennifer Yore, MPH 
Senior Program Manager at UC San Diego’s Center on Gender Equity and Health

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Holly Shakya, PhD
Associate Professor of Global Public Health at UC San Diego
EMERGE Gender and Social Norms Expert

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Gennifer Kully, MSc
Clinical Research Assistant for the Center on Gender Equity and Health
Technical, Site, and Administrative Support for EMERGE

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Namratha P. Rao, MSPH
Research Coordinator-Consultant for the Center on Gender Equity and Health (India)
Administrative and Grant Related Support for EMERGE

Meredith Pierce, MPH 
Research Program Manager at UC San Diego’s Center on Gender Equity and Health

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Anvita Dixit, MSc
Predoctoral Fellow in Public Health at UC San Diego
Technical Support for EMERGE

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Scott Blair
Web Designer/Developer and Graphic Designer
UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute

Kathryn Barker, MPH, ScD
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego

Nabamallika Dehingia, MBA
Predoctoral Fellow in Public Health at UC San Diego

Ricardo Vera-Monroy, BA
Data Systems Manager for EMERGE

Arnab Dey, MBA
Predoctoral Fellow in Public Health at UC San Diego