Aimee Leidich is Research Lead for Health and Academic Research Projects at mSurvey, a data and insights company specializing in mobile surveys in emerging markets. Her primary role is to help researchers to study populations from varying socio-economic backgrounds and in hard to reach geographies across Africa, Asia and Latin America using SMS text messaging.
Prior to this position Aimee worked as a Program Manager at UCSF Global Health Sciences where she developed and facilitated workshops to create and analyze tables, graphs and maps for informing strategic planning of future HIV programs. In these workshops, participants learned how to take thousands of health records and transform this information into comprehendible visualizations using Excel Pivot Tables. She has lead these workshops in eight countries in SubSaharan Africa and the Caribbean attended by over 250 students.
Aimee holds a Masters of Public Health degree that includes coursework in extensive statistical research methods such as epidemiology (the analysis of disease incidence and distribution) and biostatistics (the application of statistics to health topics). Aimee’s background in health research and statistics brings to the students of General Assembly a diverse and rigorous perspective on how to use data for strategic planning.