• Associate Professor, Global Health
Gabrielle O'Malley

325 9th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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Dr. Gabrielle O'Malley is the I-TECH Director of Implementation Science. She has worked as an applied research and evaluation professional for over 25 years. Her experience includes a wide variety of international and domestic programs including child survival, private agricultural enterprise, medical education, community technology, reproductive health, HIV prevention (PrEP), care and treatment, as well as applied research for private industry. Her research interests include innovative practices for program evaluation and improvement, formative research, qualitative methods, and the relationship of gender and health.

  • PhD (University of Washington)
  • MA (Johns Hopkins University)
  • BA (Smith College)
  • French
  • Swahili
Health Topics 
  • Family Planning
  • Implementation Science
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Workforce

MacLachlan, Potter, Hamunime, Shephard, O’Malley G,  The empowered patient: the impact of training on patient health seeking behavior. PLoS One. 2016; 11(4): e0153042. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0153042

MacLachlan E, Shephard M, Ingo P, Uusiku J, Mushimba R, Simwanza R, Likoro J   Brandt  L, Kasonka C, Hamunime N, O’Malley G. Evaluating the effectiveness of patient education and empowerment to improve patient-provider interactions in ART Clinics in Namibia. AIDS Care, Published online: 23 Dec 2015. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1124975

Weaver M, Pillay E, Jedd S, DeKadt J, Galagan S, Gilvydis J, Marumo E, Mawandia S, Naidoo E, Owens T, Prongay V, O’Malley G. The Effect of Three Methods of Delivering Clinic-Based STI Training on STI Syndromic Management in South Africa: A Cluster Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Sexually Transmitted Infections 2015, October 1. doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052107

Brandt L, Beima-Sophie K, Hamunime N, Shephard M, Feris L, Ingo P, John-Stewart G, O’Malley G. Growing-up just like everyone else: Key components of a successful pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia. AIDS, June 2015 - Volume 29 - Issue - p S81–S89 doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000667.

Feldacker C; Chicumb S; Dgedge M; Cesar F; Augusto G; Robertson M; Mbofana F; O’Malley G. The effect of pre-service training on post-graduation skill and knowledge retention among mid-level healthcare providers in Mozambique. Human Resources for Health. 2015, 13:20  doi:10.1186/s12960-015-0011-9

O’Malley G, Beima-Sofie K, Feris L, Shepard-Perry M, Hamunime N, John-Stewart G, Kaindjee-Tjituka F, Brandt L. ‘If I take my medecine, I wil be strong,” Evaluation of an HIV disclosure program in Namibia’,  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2015;68:e1–e7doi: 10.1097/QAI .0000000000000387.