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Name: Emma Brofsky

Position Title: PMI Private Sector Engagement Intern

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health,Epidemiology,Monitoring and Evaluation

Scope of Work

Emma Brofsky is the PMI Private Sector Engagement Intern. She works in USAID’s Global Health Bureau (GH), in the Malaria Division (MAL) of the Office of Infectious Disease (ID).


Emma Brofsky is passionate about global and domestic public health, especially maternal child health, infectious disease prevention and control, and program evaluation. She worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a Public Health Associate stationed at a local health department and as a Quarantine Public Health Officer stationed at an international airport. A New York native, she has worked in Ohio, New Jersey, and Maryland as well as in Malawi, Guatemala, and Tanzania. Emma earned a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Cornell University in 2013 and a Master of Science in Public Health in international health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2018. Aside from public health, she enjoys practicing yoga, eating New York pizza, and traveling the world. From this internship she hopes to gain hands-on experience working on an exciting USAID initiative, as well as the opportunity to develop more technical leadership skills and learn from a global health mentor.