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Sally
A.
Safi
,
PhD

Assistant Scientist

Sally A. Safi, PhD ‘19, MSPH ’14, develops survey research talent and data collection systems, to help inform public health efforts and improve access to health services.

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E4012
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        

Research Interests

Survey methods; Population health; Reproductive health; Family planning; Capacity strengthening; Data utilization
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2019
MSPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2014
BA
Cornell University
2009
Overview
Sally Safi has a PhD from the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a concentration in Reproductive, Perinatal and Women’s Health as well as Health Services Research and Evaluation. Her dissertation research focused on survey methodology and examined the effects of employing resident enumerators and conducting rapid-repeat surveys on data quality. Sally is interested in survey implementation and has experience in survey data collection, management, analysis, and utilization. Currently, Sally leads capacity strengthening activities for the PMA Ethiopia project. In this role Sally is able to combine her interest in survey methodology with the joy of teaching. By working to develop survey research talent and improve data collection systems, Sally aims to help inform public health efforts that ultimately improve access to health services. Sally is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Rwanda 2010 - 2012).