Elina Urli Hodges
Elina Urli Hodges is an Assistant Director of Programs at the Duke Global Health Innovation Center at Duke University and its partner non-profit organization, Innovations in Healthcare. Elina oversees a portfolio of programs that aim to increase equitable access to health products and services in low- and middle-income countries. Elina has expertise in developing impact measurement frameworks, leading monitoring and evaluation initiatives, and assessing the end-to-end pathways and key factors involved in the introduction and uptake of interventions such as vaccines and medicines.
Prior to joining Duke University in 2016, Elina worked for more than a decade on non-communicable disease prevention, population health, and global workplace health promotion projects with U.S. government institutions, multinational corporations, and health systems. Elina received a Master of Science in Public Health, with a concentration in Health Policy and Management and a Global Health certificate, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.