Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Elizabeth M. McClure, PhD, an epidemiologist, has been with RTI since 2001. She has over 15 years of experience with project management activities for global research in maternal and newborn health. Currently, in collaboration with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development investigators, she is a co-investigator and leads the data center activities on a multisite, Global Research Network, with studies being conducted in India, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Argentina, and Guatemala. Dr. McClure leads the data center activities for the trials of ultrasound to improve antenatal care, maternal and newborn outcomes, neonatal resuscitation, antenatal corticosteroids, and the recently completed trials of Emergency Maternal and Neonatal Care newborn resuscitation. She also provides leadership of maternal and child health studies, collaborating with investigators and research coordinators in the field, organizing related scientific conferences, presenting study results at scientific meetings, and reviewing and editing manuscripts. Dr. McClure has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina, and a Ph.D. from the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.