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Nancy Mock, DrPH
Associate Professor
Department of Global Health Systems and Development
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-7318
Fax: (504) 988-3653
mock@tulane.edu 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests:

Complex emergencies and disasters management; program evaluation; managing the development process

 

Educational Background:

  • DrPH, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • BS, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Professional Achievements:

  • 2006-2007 Advisory Council, World Vision Hurricane Relief Assistance Program
  • 2006 CDC Expert Panel, Rapid Needs Assessment, post disaster
  • 2006 Technical Assistance for Non-Profit Organizations, Southern Africa drought CSAFE food aid evaluation
  • 2005-2007 Technical Advisory Group, World Food Program Strengthening Emergency Needs Assessment Capacity
  • 2005 Technical Assistance for Non-Profit Organizations, Southern African Vulnerability Assessment Evaluation Study
  • 2005 Executive Steering Committee: Medical Aspects of Consequence Management Training Conference
  • 2003-2004 Senior Evaluation Consultant, PASS/DFID External Assessment Strategic Planning of the Food Insecurity Vulnerability Information and Mapping
  • Member, American Academy for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, Global Disaster Information Network
  • Member, American Evaluation Association
  • Member, Society for International Nutrition Research

Publications:

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hurman, T. R., Haas, L. J., Dushimimana, A., Lavin, B, & Mock, N. (2010). Evaluation of a  case management program for HIV clients in Rwanda.  AIDS Care, 22(6), 759-765. 

Rose, D., Chotard, S., Oliveira, L., Mock, N., & Limbombo, M. (2008). A comparative evaluation of dietary indicators used in food consumption assessments of at-risk populations. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 29(2), 113-122.  

Bhuiyan, A. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Rice, J., Mock, N., Tang, R., et al. (2008). Interaction of C825T polymorphism of G-protein â3 subunit gene and G894T polymorphism of Nitric Oxide synthase gene on carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens, 21(8), 917-921.  

Mock, N., & Garfield, R. (2007). Health tracking for improved humanitarian performance. Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(5), 377-383.  

Lobb, A., & Mock, N. (2007). Dialogue is destiny: managing the message in humanitarian action. Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(5), 425-433.  

Bhuiyan, A. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Rice, J., Mock, N., Tang, R., et al. (2007). G-6A polymorphism of angiotensinogen gene modulates the effect of blood pressure on carotid intima-media thickness: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens, 20(10),1073-1078.  

Bhuiyan, A. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Rice, J., Mock, N., Tang, R., et al. (2007). Influence of Nitric Oxide synthase gene polymorphism (G894T) on carotid intima-media thickness in adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study. JASH, 1(5), 362-368.  

Killewo, J., Bazeyo, W., Mock, N., & Burnham, G. (2006). Leadership for health development in Africa: A fresh approach. East African Journal of Public Health, 3(2), 2006, 1-2.  

Mock, N., Sambe, D., Brown, L., O'Manaigh, H., & Elliot, S. (2004). Conflict and HIV: A framework for risk assessment to prevent HIV in conflict-affected settings in Africa.  Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 1(6).

 

Personal Statement:

Nancy Mock currently serves as the director of the Tulane Center for International Resource Development, and is a tenured associate professor in the department at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. As center director, she is responsible for the development and management of international projects valued at over 4.5 million dollars annually. She has nearly twenty years of international experience in health sector program design and research. Current projects include: a) the Support for Analysis and Research in Africa (SARA) Project, this project is designed to improve the gathering, generation, synthesis and dissemination of information about common health problems and emerging social issues in Africa in an effort to improve the efficiency of the health and social sectors, and b) Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative (CERTI), a crisis coordination project that aims to prevent and mitigate conflict, improve timely and appropriate response, and offers support to populations affected by conflict in transition. In addition, she is currently involved in the development of a school of public health in Rwanda. Mock has field experience in all major geographic regions of the developing world, is fluent in French and competent in Spanish.
 

Level of Instruction:

graduate

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