• Research Coordinator, Global WACh

Seattle, WA

United States


Noor Zanial is currently a Research Coordinator in the Department of Global Health supporting the Mobile WACh Empower study focused on providing reproductive counseling for women living with HIV in Kenya. Noor has a BS from UCLA in Human Biology and Society and a MSc in Global Health and Population from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Noor has various research, volunteer, and work experiences that span the healthcare and public/global health fields. She has worked as a Research Associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on strengthening National Public Health Institutes, a Research Assistant at the Harvard Medical School conducting an evaluation of the Safe Surgery 2020 Initiative, and a Case Investigator for the PIH COVID-19 Tracing Program. She also works on advocacy related to Arab American health research. Noor has a wide range of expertise in qualitative research and is an advocate for incorporating novel qualitative research methods in a variety of research disciplines. Noor is passionate about mental health advocacy and stemming gender based violence, especially in marginalized communities of color and vulnerable populations affected by large scale violence. Noor is interested in medicine and aims to be a physician and public health researcher that incorporates social justice advocacy in her practice and work.

  • MSc, Harvard University
  • BS, University of California, Los Angeles
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