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Emre Özaltın

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Emre Özaltın is Senior Economist in the World Bank Group’s HNP Global Practice, with over 14 years of experience in research, policy analysis, and project implementation in global health. Emre specializes in health financing, analysis of health systems performance, nutrition, and impact evaluation design and implementation. His research has been published in several book chapters, top peer-reviewed journals, and covered in the media.

Emre holds a doctorate in Public Health from Harvard University and a Masters in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from McGill University and previously worked for the Harvard Initiative for Global Health, evaluating health system reforms in Japan and Mexico, and for the World Health Organization developing novel statistical methods for the measurement and analysis of health in populations. He also served as an adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the Wagner School at New York University and acted as technical advisor for a number of international organizations including the Center for Global Development and Health Canada.

When not engaged in health systems work for the Bank, Emre spends his time as a rescue diver, avid bird watcher, and tending to his tomatoes.
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