2022 Leadership Journey Project: Enhancing Training on Women & Leadership within the Doctorate in Global Health Leadership Program
Dr. Nancy Puttkammer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington (UW), where she directs the new Doctor of Global Health Leadership and Practice (DrGH) degree program. Dr. Puttkammer has worked in public health programs in the US, Africa and the Caribbean for more than 30 years. Her interests are in strengthening health information systems and promoting data use for improvement of the HIV care cascade in resource-limited settings.
Trained as a health services researcher, she specializes in using observational, routinely-collected data from electronic medical records (EMRs) to strengthen HIV care and treatment programs. As a faculty member at the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) and co-lead of the Digital Initiatives Group at I-TECH (DIGI) at UW, Dr. Puttkammer works with informatics projects to improve national health information systems, evaluate data quality and data use, support data analyses, and develop capacity for data use and implementation science research.