Deanne is a Data Manager for the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI) program. She develops and implements methods to identify missing data to support tobacco control in priority countries; and designs data collection methodologies in identified target countries. She also supports identification of local research partners to carry out data collection activities, manages relationships with local research partners, and develops and implements data collection guidelines that take into account cultural contexts, logistical limitations, and best practices.
Aside from her work at DG, Deanne provides consulting assistance on development, setup and implementation of M&E systems for development projects. She a psychologist and researcher by training; and a monitoring & evaluation specialist by experience. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology – Health from the University of Miami, and an AB in Economics from Harvard University.