Andrew Kwist earned an MPH from the University of Washington Department of Epidemiology in June 2018. Andrew holds a BA in International Studies from the University of Denver, where he concentrated in International Health and Development and the Arabic language. After graduating, he worked for an international NGO that focused on health systems strengthening, where he did curriculum development work for a variety of specialized train-the-trainer programs. Since joining the University of Washington, he has worked on a wide range of global health analytic projects, largely in the maternal, infant, and child health and nutrition space. He hopes to improve global health interventions by using rigorous monitoring and evaluation methods to promote evidence-based decision making.