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Name: Caitlin Baumhart

Position Title: WHO Contraception Guideline Intern -*

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Epidemiology,Family Planning and Reproductive Health,Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health

Scope of Work

Caitlin Baumhart is the WHO Contraception Guideline Intern. She works in USAID's Global Health Bureau (GH), in the Front Office of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH).


After graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Cornell University, Caitlin joined the Peace Corps and lived in Tanzania for four years. During the first two years, she taught chemistry and biology at a secondary school where she also organized a variety of community projects. During her second two years, Caitlin worked with Health Improvement Project Zanzibar (HIPZ), where she coordinated various maternal health projects. She then returned to Cornell, where she completed two master’s degrees in global development (Master of Professional Studies) and public health (Master of Public Health). She is now a part of the Public Health Institute's (PHI) STAR Program, where she works with the World Health Organization and USAID on the development of contraceptive guidelines. Caitlin is from Chicago and has a large family. She enjoys traveling, running, and learning about other places and cultures.