Christina Bethke

About

Christina Bethke
Member since:
01 Jul, 2008

Bio

Christina Bethke is currently the Program Coordinator for Tiyatien Health in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County Liberia. She presently supervises and supports a team of more than 70 staff who are working to bring health care to the rural poor through an innovative model of Frontline Health Workers. Tiyatien is also deeply involved in the relief effort for more than 70,000 Ivorian refugees who entered Grand Gedeh County during the violence that followed Cote d'Ivoire's elections. Previously, she was the Project Coordinator for the Global Health Delivery Project (GHD) at Harvard University for three-and-a-half years. During her tenure, she coordinated a Health Systems Strengthening collaboration project with the World Health Organization and 8 university partners. She also coordinated the first joint HSPH-HMS course offering, Global Health Effectiveness Program, in July 2009. Prior to joining Harvard, Christina worked in health promotion and program planning & evaluation at PACT, a sister organization to Partners In Health and part of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Department of Global Health Equity. Christina graduated from Boston University’s MSW/MPH Dual Degree Program in 2006. During her graduate school tenure, she served as Research Assistant concentrating on evidence-based practice in public health social work. She completed her undergraduate work at Vanderbilt University where she majored in Psychology and Spanish.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Director (Site, Program, Project)
  • Social Worker

Organization(s)

  • Tiyatien Health

Work Location(s)

  • Liberia

Language(s)

  • English
  • Spanish