Marta Schaaf Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
Marta Schaaf is the Deputy Director of the Averting Maternal Death and Disability program at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. In this role, she develops program research and implementation to promote accountability for maternal and other health programs, including research examining the intersection of ICT, legal empowerment, social accountability, and access to health services. Previously, she managed pediatric HIV care and treatment and drug supply chain programs for the Clinton Foundation in several countries of West Africa. She has also conducted research and policy analysis and implemented programs on minority health, health and social exclusion, tuberculosis, and health systems for the World Lung Foundation, HealthRight, the Open Society Foundation, and the World Health Organization. Schaff has a Masters in international affairs and an MPH from Columbia University, and a B.A. from Smith College. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health at Columbia University.