Osub Ahmed joins the Black Women’s Health Imperative as a Project Manager and will work on current and upcoming projects, including one aimed at reducing the incidence of domestic violence and sexual assault at Historically Black Universities and Colleges (HBCUs).
Osub brings to the Imperative a skillset and background rooted in public health and the health sciences. She has consulted on projects ranging from a Department of State travel health clinic evaluation and a North Carolina DHHS project on the impact of smoke-free policies in multiunit housing complexes, to a deep-dive review of the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drug landscape in select countries for a private-sector company. Osub also interned at the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of the Global Health Fellows Program II, where she conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of the tuberculosis diagnostic tool landscape and delivered evidence-based technology recommendations to USAID. Osub has also served as a laboratory manager at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston, where she helped to manage an eight-member research team conducting basic research in gastroenterology.
Osub received her Master of Public Health in Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor of Arts in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology from Harvard University.