Amy Weissman

AMYHEADSHOT2Amy has worked in maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) and nutrition; HIV/AIDS; and sexual and reproductive programming for more than 20 years, with much of that time in South East Asia. She recently joined Save the Children Laos as Nutrition Advisor to lead a new USAID-funded nutrition activity. Prior to this, Dr. Weissman served both as Associate Director for FHI 360 in Cambodia and Regional Advisor for the organization’s Alive & Thrive nutrition project. She has also worked with UNICEF in their regional Latin America and the Caribbean office, FHI 360 in Botswana, and Save the Children in Vietnam where she was the technical director for health and nutrition. Prior to that, Dr. Weissman oversaw Save the Children’s global adolescent health program.

Dr. Weissman has a proven track record in building capacity and providing technical assistance in social and behavior change; monitoring and evaluation; formative, qualitative and participatory action research methods; and community mobilization. She has authored and/or adapted a number of curricula, behavior change communication and M&E tools, qualitative studies, proposals, reports, and journal articles.

Education

  • PhD, University of North Carolina, School of Public Health
  • MPH, University of Michigan
  • MS, University of Michigan – Natural Resource Policy and Behavior