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Christie Pettitt-Schieber, MPH

Christie Pettitt-Schieber

Christie Pettitt-Schieber, MPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Public Health Leadership Program

Christie Pettitt-Schieber is a global health professional with implementation and research experience in East Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

Her work in monitoring and evaluation has included conducting impact evaluations and establishing monitoring and evaluation systems. She is the deputy director of programs for MiracleFeet, which expands treatment for clubfoot in low- and middle-income countries through local partnerships.

Her previous work includes roles with Apple, The Rotary Foundation and as the executive director of Ashraya Initiative for Children. Christie earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s degree from Emory University — both with distinction.

Honors and Awards

Frank Porter Graham Honor Society

2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Delta Omega Honor Society

2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Key Publications

Implementation science in low-resource settings: using the interactive systems framework to improve hand hygiene in a tertiary hospital in Ghana. Kallam, B., Pettitt-Schieber, C., Owen, M., Asante, R. A., Darko, E., & Ramaswamy, R. (2018). International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 30(9), 724.

Building health system capacity to improve maternal and newborn care: a pilot leadership program for frontline staff at a tertiary hospital in Ghana. Pfeiffer, E., Owen, M., Pettitt-Schieber, C., Van Zeijl, R., Srofenyoh, E., Olufolabi, A., & Ramaswamy, R. (2019). BMC medical education, 19(1), 52.

Education

MPH, Public Health Leadership Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2017

Certificate, Global Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2017

BA, Theater Studies, Emory University, 2009

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