Earth Institute Staff Directory

Annie Liu

Lecturer , M.P.A. in Development Practice , School of International and Public Affairs


BIOGRAPHY: Anne Liu currently co-teaches Introduction to Global Health at SIPA, with a focus on health systems strengthening, community health worker systems, and health technology. Her interests are in the design and deployment of innovations to accelerate disease elimination and strengthen health systems. Anne’s current work is focused on digital solutions for disease surveillance - including childhood illnesses, malaria, and Ebola, and has previously also worked on technology for managing health worker performance and cultivating data for operational decision making. She currently also serves as Technical Advisor at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, focusing on developing, implementing, and monitoring a suite of digital solutions to enhance surveillance capability in malaria elimination settings across Southern Africa, Southeast Asia, Mesoamerica and Hispaniola. Additionally, she has supported the UN Population Fund Technical Division on monitoring and assessing investments in innovation.

Previously, Anne led the Community Health Worker and Mobile Health programs in the Millennium Villages Project from 2010-2015, and oversaw the deployment of mobile tools for Ebola surveillance in Guinea during the West Africa Ebola Outbreak in 2014. Additionally, Anne has also built expertise in software deployment at health technology start-up Zocdoc, Inc, where she led implementations of online scheduling software across US-based health systems and spearheaded scalability initiatives to expand implementation capacity. Anne received her Masters in International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Masters in Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University School of Medicine, and BS in Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.