Dr. Dani Poole is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Neukom Fellow and Lecturer at Dartmouth College. Dr. Poole’s research generates evidence to improve health in humanitarian settings. Her research leverages epidemiologic, spatial, and rights-based approaches in partnership with implementing organizations to measure and respond to the needs of populations affected by crises. She collaborates with colleagues in Greece, Italy, Kenya, The Netherlands, South Africa, Turkey, and the US, among other countries.
Her research includes:
1) evaluations of the intersection of technology and wellbeing,
2) optimizing screening for mental health disorders, and
3) adapting interventions for humanitarian settings.
She is the Predictive Analytics Data Fellow at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and has completed fellowships with the Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality and the International Data Responsability Group. She is a member of the IOM Migration Health and Development Research Initiative. Dr. Poole holds a ScD from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an MPH from Brown University.