Helen Olsen

Senior Program Manager, Research
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Helen Elizabeth Olsen is a senior program manager working across the Research Programs and Research Technology teams at the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM). She leads research strategic planning activities across these teams, as well as targeted planning and management support across the organization.  

A National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Helen holds an M.A. in Geography from Rutgers University. Prior to working at IDM and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she supported research and strategy efforts at the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation and Medic, an implementing NGO providing digital health tools for community health workers (CHWs) in LMICs.