Paulina Ospina

Paulina Ospina

Paulina Ospina, MHS, MA

Senior Program Manager, Maternal & Child Health Programs for Direct Relief

Paulina joined Direct Relief in 2009 with prior work experience in the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research. Paulina’s background is in public health and she has worked with underserved populations in primary care clinics both abroad and in the United States with a focus on gestational diabetes and infant feeding practices. Paulina is responsible for Maternal & Child Health programs at Direct Relief and works with Direct Relief partners in the U.S., Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Fluent in Spanish, Paulina holds a Master in Health Science in International Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health as well as a B.A. from Duke University and an M.A. from the University of California Santa Barbara.  She is a certified clinical research coordinator and a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

Direct Relief is a humanitarian organization committed to improving the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies. Direct Relief delivers lifesaving medical resources throughout the world to communities in need – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.