Dr. Lauren Babich, PhD, MPH
Dr. Babich has been a key member of the Lesotho-Boston Health Alliance (LeBoHA) as its Deputy Director for several years as well as her role as Associate Director of the Boston University Department of Family Medicine Global Health Collaborative (GHC). Her contributions have led to the strength and success of these programs. Some of those contributions to the Lesotho program include: Coordinating training programs and workshops for clinical and non-clinical topics; assist with the development and implementation of quality improvement programs for hospitals; working with international funding organizations to provide technical consultations; providing technical, logistical, and administrative support for LeBoHA projects; and proposal writing for key funding to support the ongoing programs in Lesotho.
Currently Lauren is the Child Nutrition Outreach Manager for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Food Security Partnerships, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is responsible for planning and implementing new approaches for increasing participation in child nutrition programs.
Her commitment to Global Primary Care remains strong and her knowledge and experience in Lesotho is essential to the continuing success of those programs.