Directors


  • Karen Blyth, MS

    Director, East Africa Programs

    Karen Blyth has more than 28 years of leadership and technical program management experience in public health programming with expertise in HIV/AIDS integrated services, family planning, maternal and child health, and health systems strengthening/human resources for health. Karen... Read More »

  • Perle Combary, PhD

    Program Director, West Africa and Middle East 

    Perle Combary has over 30 years of experience with strategic programming, program management, evaluation and research in the areas of population, reproductive health, family planning, health financing, community-based services, and quality and performance improvement. Perle Combary,... Read More »

  • Laura Hoemeke, DrPH, MPH

    Director, Communications and Advocacy

    Laura Hoemeke has nearly 25 years of experience in global health, including field assignments in the Central African Republic, Benin, Senegal, and Rwanda, and short-term assignments throughout East, West, and Central Africa. Her areas of expertise include advocacy and policy, communications, and... Read More »

  • Wanda Jaskiewicz, MPH

    Program Director

    Wanda Jaskiewicz is a global leader with 20 years of experience in international health and development with a focus on human resources for health, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV/AIDS. In her current position as program director for Southern Africa, Asia, and Latin America... Read More »

  • Marylin Keating, JD, DEA

    Director, Human Resources Operations

    Marylin Keating brings more than 18 years of experience working in human resources and employment law. Keating worked as a licensed North Carolina attorney specializing in employment law for over five years before transitioning to human resources where she has extensive experience in both the... Read More »

  • Carl Leitner, PhD

    Associate Director, Health Workforce Informatics

    Carl Leitner brings more than 13 years of experience in informatics, information technology, software development, and education including more than eight years designing and adapting health workforce information systems in low- and middle-income countries. Leitner oversees IntraHealth’s... Read More »

  • Trilaine C. Massey, MBA

    Director, Proposal and Corporate Budgets and Financial Analysis

    Trilaine Massey has more than 17 years of experience in budget development and financial analysis. Prior to joining IntraHealth, Massey worked for eleven years at FHI 360 where she most recently served as the associate director for cost & pricing. Trilaine C. Massey, MBA... Read More »

  • Matthew McMichaels

    Director, Information Technology

    Matthew McMichaels has 20 years of experience in the information technology field and has worked in global health IT for over 10 years. His leadership includes the development and implementation of IntraHealth’s global information and communication technology systems and infrastructure.... Read More »

  • David Nelson, MA

    Assistant Director, Communications and Advocacy

    A professional editor and writer with 25 years of experience, David Nelson has expertise in producing technical publications, storytelling, documentary studies, and project management. He led or managed communications for three USAID global projects led by IntraHealth: Capacity Plus , the... Read More »

  • Anna Marie Scott, MBA

    Director, Contracts, Grants & Procurement 

    Anna Marie Scott has more than 25 years of experience in domestic and international contracts, subcontracts, and grants and procurement management, in both the public and private sectors. Anna Marie Scott, MBA Director, Contracts, Grants & Procurement  Prior to... Read More »

  • Barbara Stilwell, PhD, MS, BSocSc, RN, RHV, FRCN

    Senior Director, Health Workforce Solutions

    If it weren’t for Barbara Stilwell, there might not be any nurse practitioners serving patients in England today. When Stilwell was working in the inner city in Birmingham, UK, in the 1970s, she found that many local patients—most of them from India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh—had... Read More »

  • Stephen Willott, MS

    Director, Program Finance

    Stephen Willott has nearly 20 years of experience in providing management and administration support to international development projects. Prior to joining IntraHealth International in 2009, he served as manager of project administration at RTI International. Stephen Willott, MS... Read More »

  • Jennifer Wesson, PhD

    Director of Measurement, Research, and Evaluation, PhD

    Jennifer Wesson is an epidemiologist with more than 20 years of experience in international public health research and monitoring and evaluation. She has managed research and monitoring and evaluation programs in multiple countries and at the headquarters level. Wesson is a skilled communicator... Read More »