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Amanda Brumwell

PhD Student in Implementation Science

Amanda Brumwell is a PhD Student in Implementation Science in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. Prior to this, she served as the Managing Director of Advance Access & Delivery, overseeing the implementation of programs providing care for tuberculosis, chronic disease including diabetes and hypertension, and harm reduction in South Africa, India, Peru, and on the US-Mexico border. Amanda’s research has focused primarily on understanding strategies to improve case-finding and care delivery for TB and chronic disease in low- and middle-income settings. Most recently, she has led operational and implementation research for improving the delivery of TB diagnostics and multi-disease care platforms with the Zero TB Initiative. She was the lead social scientist for a FIND-led study on values and preferences for COVID-19 self-testing in South Africa. Her past research projects include a review of TB treatment literacy materials with the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, formative research related to opioid use in South Africa, and research on maternal and perinatal mental health in displaced populations. She earned her master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Population Health Management and earned a BS in Biology and BA in Global Health at Duke University.