Kristie McComb, MPH
Director, Global Capacity Development
Kristie directs in-country training and technical assistance programs designed to strengthen civil society organizations to mount an effective response to the local cancer burden as well as directs the development of patient support programs to improve cancer treatment adherence. With 15 years of public health experience, including 9 years living and working abroad in Asia and Africa, Kristie has devoted her career to increasing and improving access to services for vulnerable and underserved populations inside of the US and abroad.
Previously, Kristie worked with the US Peace Corps in a variety of capacities: at headquarters as both an Evaluation Specialist and Public Health Specialist, and in Mozambique, directing the health and HIV project. As project director, she trained, mentored, and supervised approximately 70 Volunteers across Mozambique tasked with strengthening the capacity of nascent non-governmental organizations to better provide HIV care and support services.
Kristie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Georgia and a Master of Public Health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Burkina Faso, West Africa. She resides in Washington, DC and speaks Japanese, French, and Portuguese.