Abby Cannon is an experienced evaluation and research specialist, with 15 years of experience in domestic and international public health. She specializes in developing and implementing evaluation plans, using data for decision making, stakeholder engagement, and project management. She enjoys merging qualitative and quantitative data to share the full picture of a program with stakeholders, funders, and practitioners to inform and improve implementation and scale up. Abby currently splits her time between the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center in the Department of Maternal and Child Health and the VITAA Project, an NIH-funded adolescent wellness study in Tanzania.
A vignette-based approach to understanding social norms around family planning in three Nigerian cities. Cannon A.C., Mandal M., McGuire C., Calhoun L.M., Mumuni T., & Speizer I.S (2021). Global Public Health.
A learning agenda to build the evidence base for strengthening global health information systems. Reynolds, H, Salentine, S., Silvestre, E., Millar, E., Strahley, A., Cannon, A.C, Bobrow, E.A (2020). Health Information Management.
Trafficking and health: A systematic review of research methods. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse. Cannon, A.C., Arcara J., Graham L., & Macy, R.J (2016). Sage Publications.