Emily Nicholson is an expert in digital health with a passion for designing user-centered software and programs. She has led the development of several digital health global goods, open-source software used by Ministries of Health and implementing partners during the 2014-2016 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa and the COVID-19 pandemic. She has designed, implemented and managed digital health projects focused on health information systems, digital health governance, health systems strengthening, interoperability and data use for CDC, USAID and UNICEF, supporting health workers and the evolution of health information systems in multiple countries across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Emily is currently the Digital Health Analyst for UNICEF’s Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office, providing technical assistance to UNICEF Country Offices and Ministries of Health with the design and implementation of digital health projects throughout the region. She is a member of the Digital Square Peer Review Committee, a diverse set of thought leaders in digital health and technology that prioritize investments in cutting-edge products and services, and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer/Bolivia.
Regional Digital Health Business Analyst, Latin America & the Caribbean Region