Jessica Fehringer, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Data for Impact Project
Carolina Population Center
123 W. Franklin Street, Room 3177
Chapel Hill, NC 27516


Jessica Fehringer, PhD, is the Director of the USAID-funded Data for Impact (D4I) Project in the Carolina Population Center. Dr. Fehringer is a global health monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning expert and leader with 20 years of management and technical leadership of USAID awards. Her experience also includes leading mixed-methods impact evaluations and qualitative components of impact and outcome evaluations of programs in FP/RMNCH+N and health system strengthening, along with capacity strengthening on qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, qualitative analysis, and gender integration into monitoring and evaluation.

Jessica Fehringer in the Gillings News

Teaching Interests

Dr. Fehringer has guest lectured on the impact of gender on reproductive health in LMICs and on integrating gender into monitoring and evaluation of global health activities.

Key Publications

Research and Evaluation Capacity Assessment tool and Resource Package. Luben, E., Fehringer, J., Brugh, K., Strahley, A., Pietrzyk, S., & Millar, L. (2022).

Rwanda’s Improved Services for Vulnerable Populations Project: Impact Evaluation: End Line Report. Fehringer, J., Lance, P., Ndirangu, K., Benson, A., Angeles, G., Parker, L., Iskarpatyoti, B. (2019).

Qualitative Methods in Evaluation of Public Health Programs, a Curriculum on Intermediate Concepts and Practices. Fehringer, J.A., Torres-Pereda P., Dako-Gyeke P., Archer E., Mejia, C., Millar, L., Schriver Iskarpatyoti, B., Bobrow, E.A. (2018).

Integrating Gender in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs: A Toolkit. Fehringer, J., Iskarpatyoti, B., Adamou, B., and Levy, J. (2017).

Gender counts: A systematic review of evaluations of gender-integrated health interventions in low- and middle-income countries. Schriver, B., Mandal, M., Muralidharan, A. Nwosu, A., Dayal, R., Das, M. & Fehringer, J.A. (2016). Global Public Health, 12(17), 1335-1350.


  • PhD, Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Women's Health Concentration, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2010
  • MHS, International Health, Social and Behavioral Interventions Concentration, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2004