Project Role: Research Coordinator

Emily MacGuire is a Research Coordinator/Public Health Analyst for RTI International’s Global Health division. She is a public health social worker with demonstrated capabilities in project coordination. Ms. MacGuire has six years of experience in public health education, project and grant management, and research in domestic and international settings. Prior to joining RTI, she served as a Community Health Education volunteer with the Peace Corps in Niger and extended her service to work with Plan International on behavior change communication. Ms. MacGuire’s post-Peace Corps work was based at the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan in a reproductive health fellowship program and as a grants coordinator for an international occupational health program. Her professional interests include access to healthcare for women and children in rural communities in West Africa and the intersection of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS in the same area of the world. She has a B.A. in English Literature from McGill University and an MPH and MSW from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she was a Maternal and Child Health Bureau Leadership Trainee.