Preliminary Results from the ACADEMIC Endline: Lessons Learned on Establishing and Implementing Tablet-Based Data Collection in a DHS-style Community Survey at CIDRZ

Lauren Beach JD/PhD
2014-2015 CIDRZ HIVCorps Public Health Fellow

April 2nd 9-10 hours Zambezi Conference Room, CIDRZ Head Office 5032 Great North Road, Lusaka

Lauren is Project/Research Manager and Co-Investigator of ACADEMIC, a large, community-based monitoring and evaluation study assessing the effectiveness of vaccination and behaviour change interventions on reducing under-5 deaths related to enteric pathogens. In December 2012, she earned her law degree Magna Cum Laude from University of Minnesota Law School, with a concentration in Health Law and Bioethics. In July 2014, she received her PhD in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology & Genetics, also from the University of Minnesota. In addition, she holds a B.A. in Social Relations & Policy from James Madison College and a B.S. in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics from the Lyman Briggs School, both from Michigan State University. Lauren has nearly a decade of leadership experience in the non-profit realm. She has served on 6 non-profit boards, including currently serving as a director of Healthy Kids – Brighter Future in Lusaka, Zambia and previously serving as President and board chair of the China AIDS Orphan Fund in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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