Nancy Puttkammer (2014)
Dr. Nancy Puttkammer began her studies in the PhD program in 2010, and was an I-TECH and Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) trainee from 2010-2014. Nancy earned her MPH in Community Health Education from the University of California Berkeley in 1995. Prior to beginning her PhD, Nancy pursued a Fulbright in Mali, West Africa. Since 2003, she has worked at the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), most recently as a Research & Evaluation Advisor working on I-TECH’s Haiti and Kenya projects. Nancy’s research interests include electronic medical record implementation, data demand and information use, and implementation science research in HIV care and treatment programs in low resource settings. Her dissertation addresses adherence and retention within Haiti’s national program for HIV antiretroviral therapy and leveraging a national EMR system for quality improvement. Her Area of Emphasis is Evaluation Sciences.
Nancy worked closely with her Co-Chairs, Dr. Steven Zeliadt and Dr. Scott Barnhart, to produce her dissertation, "Data Quality and Data Use in a Clinical Information System in Haiti," before graduating in 2014.