Hayley E. Freedman, MPH

Program Specialist, Global Capacity Development and Patient Support

Hayley serves as a Program Specialist for the Global Capacity Development and Patient Support team. She works closely with team Program Managers and international implementing partners to deliver ACS Global’s patient support and capacity development portfolios of work in low-and-middle income countries.

For the patient support portfolio, she contributes to the development and implementation of initiatives in patient navigation; patient, caregiver, and provider education; accommodation; and transportation to reduce patient barriers to quality and timely cancer care, improve patient adherence to treatment, and ultimately, improve the quality of life of patients and caregivers during the treatment journey. For the capacity development portfolio, she contributes to the refinement and expansion of the ACS SOURCE Program, a comprehensive training and technical assistance program strengthening civil society organizations’ individual and collective cancer control response.

Hayley has significant experience in program monitoring and evaluation, training design and delivery, and the provision of technical assistance in sub-Saharan Africa. Her work has focused on maternal and child health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention and care through health systems strengthening, from community-based programming to Ministry-level engagement.  She holds a dual international Master of Public Health degree from the University of Sheffield (United Kingdom) and the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Anthropology from Willamette University (Salem, Oregon), and a certification in nonprofit management (CNP credential) from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Hayley served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia and Mozambique and speaks advanced Portuguese and intermediate Spanish.