Dr. Maryse Pierre-Louis is the World Bank Public Health Cluster Leader for the health, nutrition and population team, which oversees malaria, tuberculosis, pandemics and noncommunicable diseases. She represents the World Bank on the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board and in other high-level dialogues. She has led the dialogue in public health and the health sector for the World Bank in the Africa Region as well as the Middle East and North Africa Region. Prior to joining the Bank, Dr. Pierre-Louis was based in sub-Saharan Africa as technical advisor and Chief of Party for USAID bilateral maternal/child health and family planning programs and worked in her home country (Haiti) for Columbia University, as well as the private and public sectors. She is a Medical Doctor (University of Haiti) and holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MS/HSA) from Harvard University. She has also completed post-graduate studies in health economics at the Graduate Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University. She has been an assistant adjunct professor on maternal and child health at Georgetown University and has served as guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University.