Associate Serena Tohmé

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Serena has previous experience in grassroots public health NGO work, research, and monitoring and evaluation. From her experiences working internationally and domestically, she is passionate about driving community-led design and execution of public health programming.

At Rabin Martin, Serena focuses on:

  • Analyzing health policy trends to develop strategies for increasing access to medicines for communicable diseases in low-resource settings
  • Designing innovative strategies for sustainable stakeholder engagement in public-private partnerships for global public health
  • Providing programmatic, technical and strategic support to ensure the success of client initiatives

 

Prior to joining the firm, Serena worked in monitoring and evaluation at the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health’s Primary Healthcare Department. She also worked with the Ahlan Simsim (“Hello Sesame”) initiative at the International Rescue Committee, where she helped design strategies to integrate health and education curricula into schools and nurseries in Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. As a research assistant at the Council on Foreign Relations and Médecins Sans Frontières, she researched and published pieces on the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout, vaccine equity, and emerging infectious diseases in low-resource settings. She speaks English, Spanish, Arabic, and French.

 

Education

MPH, Population & Family Health

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

 

MPA, Economic & Political Development

Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs

 

BA, Psychology

Rice University