Kelly Earp, PhD, MA

Dr. Kelly Earp, Public Health and Social Science Expert

Kelly Earp, PhD, MA brings an extensive and diverse set of research skills and experience in public health and anthropology to her role as Deputy Director of Global Health Liaisons.  Dr.  Kelly Earp has worked in the US, Haiti, and Tanzania where her work featured several public health topics.

Most recently, Dr Earp has played a critical role in the development of the updated national supply chain assessment toolkit (NSCA 2.0) for a USAID contractor. In her roles at University of South Florida and a scientist at Family Health International (FHI 360), Dr. Earp successfully assembled and managed cross-cultural research teams. She has worked across multiple sectors including private, academic, non-profit, and government. Dr. Earp has also executed randomized clinical trials (RCT) and non-RCT designs in both clinical and non-clinical settings. These efforts have occurred both domestically and internationally, funded by both private and government entities. Among her proven strengths, Dr Kelly Earp works in the areas of:

Business Strategy and Development – Adept at translating “vision” into reality through development and provision of an executable roadmap, identifying and aligning key stakeholders to achieve business goals, and by leading the creation of the necessary infrastructure to support success.

Operations – Proficient at forecasting both human capital and financial needs for an organization. Aware of basic HR principles and able to develop role descriptions and hire appropriate talent.

Team Leadership and Project Management – Skilled in assembling and leading multinational research teams, developing collaborative research partnerships.

Public Health / Social Science Research – Experienced in the full project lifecycle of designing and executing domestic and international qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods health research projects.

Data Analysis and Interpretation – Proficient in qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

Technical Writing and Presentations – Accomplished in both professional presentations and technical writing: peer review (n=8), e-magazine articles, report writing, and development/grant proposals.

Technical Experience Areas – Implementation, mobile health, cross-cultural health, cultural models, international health, monitoring and evaluation, cross-cultural/non-verbal communication, infectious disease (HIV, HCV, TB, and LF), stigma, self-management programs, and mental health (depression, anxiety, stress).

Recognized and Awarded

She received two maternal and child health traineeship awards and continues to hold a consulting associate affiliation with  Duke University School of Nursing. Kelly also sits on several boards, including both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. Kelly Earp is also the Founder/CEO of KayeM.

Countries: US, Haiti, and Tanzania

Languages  Native English Speaker, French – Intermediate