Anam Bhatti is a Research and Program Associate at ICRW, working with the Global Health, Youth and Development team. She is an experienced public health professional with skills in research, program management, health promotion, communication and education within women’s health, maternal & child health and nutrition. At ICRW she provides technical assistance and program management on multiple research evaluations related to sexual and reproductive health and gender.
Anam develops qualitative tools for evaluations on contraceptive use among postpartum women, gender and diversity in the workplace, and adolescent health as well as conducts literature and desk review on topic areas such as abortion in legally restrictive contexts as well as adolescent sexual and reproductive health and education. Anam has helped develop adolescent girl engagement scorecard for the United Nations and manuscripts on abortion decision-making and correlates of intimate partner violence.
Prior to joining ICRW, Anam worked as a Senior Project Coordinator at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. During her tenure there, she managed a formative research evaluation for a public health messaging campaign to encourage calorie reduction among US adults. Anam’s other positions include: Research Specialist at Aga Khan University’s Department of Pediatrics and Child Health in Karachi, Pakistan; Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Project Coordinator for the Boston Public Health Commission; and Program Assistant with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program at the University of Maryland Extension.