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Amy Finnegan

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Amy Finnegan

Summary

Amy Finnegan is a social demographer whose work focuses on health behavior change communication in low-income settings and how the results of this research can feed into policy design and implementation. She is currently a Research Scholar at Duke University affiliated with the Evidence Lab at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the Center for Global Reproductive Health at Duke. She also coordinates the Education & Human Development (EHD) Bass Connections theme at Duke which supports vertically integrated, interdisciplinary teams of faculty and students who engage in problem-centered research. She received her PhD from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University in 2016 with a focus on international population health and development and an MPA in 2011 from the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University with a focus on international development policy and management.

To start a conversation with me, ask: about my long-haired dachshund Bro.

Something interesting most people don't know about me: I was born and raised on a farm in South Dakota.