Kimberly Bassett, worked as a Research Assistant with the O’Neill Institute in Georgetown’s Department of International Health from 2007-2009. Her projects included global health governance and genomic research with indigenous and developing country populations. Kimberly also collaborated on various projects at the World Bank, including a review of a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the elimination of lymphatic filariasis and an evaluation for the Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group of the Stop TB Partnership. Her main areas of interest include maternal-child health and infectious diseases in the global context.
Ms. Bassett earned a B.S. in International Health from the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies. While an undergraduate, Kimberly spent time working with community health organizations in the Washington, D.C. area as well as with an Aboriginal clinic in Perth, Australia. She is currently a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.