Priya Emmart

Avenir Health | Senior M&E Specialist, Track20

Priya Emmart is a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for Futures Institute in the Centre for Monitoring & Evaluation and Advocacy. She provides technical and management support to the Track20, Maternal and Child Survival Projects, and other reproductive health activities. Her areas of expertise include health policy analysis and capacity development, contraceptive security, and maternal health, with a broader interest in health equity research.

She has over 15 years of experience in reproductive and maternal health. Before joining Futures Institute, she worked at Johns Hopkins University with the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute. As the Senior M&E Advisor for the Advance Family Planning Project, she was responsible for developing the guidance on monitoring and evaluating advocacy interventions and country capacity development. Between 2007 and 2012, she served as a Senior Policy Advisor with Futures Group in Washington D.C. For Futures Group, she was responsible for country programme management and capacity development in the use of policy models. At Crown Agents USA she worked for the Partnership for Supply Chain Management as the project’s M&E Advisor. From 2005-2007, she served as a Global Health Fellow/Population Fellow with John Snow, Inc. for the USAID | DELIVER project in Ethiopia and led their work in contraceptive security. In addition to her global health experience, Ms. Emmart has worked for the Baltimore City Health Commissioner as a Perinatal Epidemiologist and in research and social work with the Emergency Department at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She holds an MPH degree from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a MSW from Smith College, in Massachusetts. Her first degree is in economics from Smith College.