Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Eva Silvestre

Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Info
esilvest@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences

Degrees
  • Ph.D., 2007, Tulane University, Public Health
  • M.A., 2001, University of Colorado, Boulder, Anthropology
  • B.S., 1996, Cornell University, Nutritional Sciences
Academic Experience
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2012-
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, 2008-2012
  • Instructor, University of Colorado, Anthropology, 1999-2002

Research & Teaching Specializations:
Health Information; HIV; M&E of Health Programs

Related Experience
  • Consultant, UNICEF, New York, 2014-2015
  • Consultant, Soul City Southern Africa Regional Onelove Campaign Evaluation, 2012
  • Senior Research Analyst, The Policy & Research Group, 2007-2012
  • Consultant, Tulane University Technical Assistance Project ‘€” Ethiopia, 2007
  • Consultant, World Bank, 2006-2007
  • Consultant, CDC-Global AIDS Program, 2005
  • Special Projects Manager, Housing Authority of Clark County, Nevada, 1996-1999
Distinctions
  • University of Colorado Teaching Assistance, 1999-2000, 2001-2002
  • University of Colorado Graduate Fellowship, 1999-2000
  • Frances Quintana Fellowship, 2000
  • Beverly Sears Graduate Fellowship, 2001
  • UCCU’s “People helping people” Award, 2001
  • Aron Fellowship, 2003
Languages:
  • Spanish
Selected Publications
  • In press. “A learning agenda to build the evidence base for global health information system (HIS) strengthening,” co-authored by H. Reynolds, S. Salentine, et al., Health Information Management Journal.
  • 2016. “What systems are essential to achieving the sustainable development goals and what will it take to marshal them?” co-authored by J. Thomas, S. Salentine, H. Reynolds, and J. Smith, Health Policy and Planning 31(10): 1445-1447.
  • 2013. “Assessing the process of designing and implementing electronic health records in a statewide public health system: the case of Colima, Mexico,” co-authored by Hernandez-Avila, J.E., L.S. Palacio-Mejia, A. Lara-Esqueda, M. Agudelo-Botero, M.L. Diana, D.R. Hotchkiss, B. Plaza, and A. Sanchez Parbul, J Am Med Inform Assoc 20(2): 238-244.
  • 2012. “Electronic Health Records in Colima, Mexico. Case Study in Design and Implementation,” co-authored by Hernandez-Avila, J.E., L.S. Palacio-Mejia, A. Lara-Esqueda, M. Agudelo-Botero, M.L. Diana, D.R. Hotchkiss, B. Plaza, and A. Sanchez Parbul, MEASURE Evaluation.
  • 2010. “Maternal violence, victimization, and child physical punishment in Peru,” co-authored by A.J. Gage, Child Abuse Negl.
Recently Taught Latin American-Related Courses

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