Nancy Mock, Dr. P.H.
Nancy Mock has served as the Interim Executive Director of the Newcomb College Center for Research on Women since Fall 2007.
Since coming to the Center, she has developed an international summer institute on gender and leadership (courses offered in Italy and Rwanda) and has launched a new course on campus on the topic of gender and disasters.
She has over thirty years of experience in humanitarian and development work, where she has concentrated on the problems of maternal and child health, higher education in development, food security and health sector development. She has worked in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, and has helped to establish university-based Schools/units of Public Health in Rwanda, Senegal, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Vietnam. She also leads Tulane University’s component of the Leadership Initiative for Public Health in East Africa.
Following Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Mock worked extensively with international and local organizations during disaster response and recovery. She received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study neighborhood recovery in New Orleans and was also funded to participate in a United States Army Corps of Engineers study of the social effects of Katrina. She is currently completing a study on mass fatality management with the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of International Health Affairs.
Dr. Mock has authored/co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, numerous book chapters and more than 50 technical reports. In addition to her service here at the Center for Research on Women, she is an Associate Professor of International Health and International Development at Tulane University. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Yale University and a doctorate in public health from Tulane University.
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