Martine Chaussard, MPH
Program Manager, Global Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
Martine oversees collaborations with country and health partners to bring effective cancer prevention interventions to the most relevant settings and in the most appropriate formats for local audiences. At the Society, she previously supported the Global Tobacco Control programs, notably the Africa Tobacco Control Consortium project. Martine has been working in global health and social policy for over eight years, and has a particular interest for projects that promote strategies backed by science and support their transfer to real-life policy and interventions. In recent years, she served as an Epidemiologist and Public Health Analyst in the Global Tobacco Control Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of Smoking and Health. Her past experience includes conducting research for the Work, Family and Equity Index project at the McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy, an evidence-based assessment of labor and health policies for the needs of working families. She has held research and teaching assistantships at the McGill Department of Political Science, at the McGill School of Environment, as well as at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. She is fluent in French and Spanish.