Amy Doherty has nearly 20 years of experience in designing, starting, and managing international development projects. She is keenly interested in working to address gaps in host-country capacity to implement neglected tropical disease (NTD) control and elimination strategies. She regularly contributes to the World Health Organization (WHO) Working Group on Capacity Strengthening for NTDs, which supports curriculum development and planning of numerous training programs to strengthen and standardize program management and technical approaches for neglected tropical diseases.
In her current role, Ms. Doherty leads operations for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Act to End NTDs | East program, a global flagship initiative that supports 13 countries working to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases. She is an international business management professional specializing in new business development and project management through the life cycle of global health programs in Africa and Asia. She has primary oversight for a team responsible for managing and supporting project administration, logistics and finances, partner subawards, fixed amount awards (FAAs) and commodity procurements globally and at the country level.
Ms. Doherty has worked with a range of different clients, including the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Defense, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, U.K. Department for International Development, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and various foundations.