Willyanne DeCormier Plosky, DrPH, joined the MRCT Center in May 2021 as a Program Manager focusing primarily upon initiatives within the Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Clinical Research portfolio. Dr. DeCormier Plosky brings twenty years of experience in health systems and programming, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building, and communication. Previously she worked for Avenir Health, the World Bank, UNICEF, and Management Sciences for Health. She has participated in the Global Health Cost Consortium as a core team member, collaborated on the development of the first U.S. Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity, and aided in the improvement of epidemiological and cost modeling through the collation and review of health research literature.
Dr. DeCormier Plosky earned her DrPH in Global Health Leadership and Humanitarian Assistance from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, her MPH in Global Health from the Yale University School of Public Health, and her BA in History and Anthropology from Bowdoin College. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for All Farmers, an organization that supports refugee and immigrant families to equitably access the means to grow, distribute, and purchase nourishing food.