Mary Kinney joined the SOPH in November 2017 as a researcher for the Countdown to 2030 Drivers Group, assessing implementation factors of quality improvement initiatives for maternal and newborn health.
Currently, she is managing the Health Policy and Systems Data & Analysis Center (DAC) for Countdown to 2030, which provides guidance on measuring the health systems drivers that underpin coverage and equity of women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health. Mary is an Assistant Editor at the BMC Reproductive Health and serves on multiple global maternal newborn health technical working and oversight groups. Her research interests include health system and policy research, maternal and child health and implementation science. Mary is currently a PhD candidate at SOPH focusing on implementation research for maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response. She is a convener of the SRMNCAH+HIV PhD Cluster.