Carmen Aldinger, PhD, MPH, joined the MRCT Center in October 2014 as Program Manager, and assumed the role of Administrative and Training Manager in July 2017. She provides managerial oversight for the MRCT Center training initiatives and for several workgroups, including return of individual results and return of aggregate results, post-trial responsibilities, and core competencies for clinical researchers. She also manages events and conferences, the MRCT Center website and newsletter and other operational and procedural aspects of the MRCT Center.
Dr. Aldinger has 20 years experience in global health, including project management and leadership, materials development and capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, collaboration and coordination. Prior to coming to the MRCT Center, she has worked as a Project Director and Associate Center Director at Education Development Center’s Health and Human Development Division, Global Programs, co-directed the World Health Organization Collaborating Center to Promote Health through Schools and Communities, and subsequently worked as an independent consultant for United Nations agencies and non-profit organizations. Dr. Aldinger has a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Lesley University, a Master of Public Health in international health from Yale University, and a Bachelor’s degree in health education from Towson University.