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Sylvia T.

Accomplished Senior Manager and Epidemiologist

Doctoral DegreeColumbia University

Bogota, Colombia


Accomplished senior manager and epidemiologist (PhD, Columbia University, NY). More than fifteen years of experience leading design and implementation of population-based studies to evaluate vaccines and health interventions/programs in Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the US. For eight years, led strategic planning and execution of global epidemiology activities for the world's largest manufacturer of vaccines, including management of multidisciplinary study teams, leading of scientific discussions with WHO, EMA, and FDA, and spearheading of collaborations with non-governmental/supranational organizations and local ministries of health. Substantial experience training and monitoring onsite staff and several years residing full or part-time in Belgium, Cambodia, Cameroon, Egypt, France, and Peru. Recently completed a global executive MBA with TRIUM (joint program LSE/NYU/HEC Paris) while on sabbatical in Cameroon. Have now relocated to Bogota, Colombia for personal reasons.


  • tertiary education
  • reproductive health
  • scientific research
  • climate change
  • data management
  • cameroon
  • peru
  • egypt
  • france
  • belgium
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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