Allysha C. Maragh-Bass, PhD, MPH

Scientist II at FHI 360

Dr. Allysha C. Maragh-Bass is a Scientist II in the Behavioral, Epidemiological, and Clinical Sciences (BECS) Division at FHI 360. She is a Social/Behavioral Scientist and former Scholar with the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN). Dr. Maragh-Bass has nearly 20 years of research expertise in HIV/AIDS, substance use, qualitative, and quantitative methods in clinical and community-based research and programs. She has worked in health care settings from primary care to surgery and across the minority health spectrum. With grounding in social determinants, her interest is in addressing health inequities with multidisciplinary, evidence-based approaches and she has led numerous NIH- and CDC-funded studies. Since late 2019, Dr. Maragh-Bass began leading both domestic and international efforts in decolonization and global equity in development at FHI 360, including trainings with students, internal staff, and technical assistance with government and private funding organizations. She is also a 2021 Social Lab and Systems Innovator, as awarded by the Reimagination of the INGO and Global Civil Society (RINGO) Project.  In addition to her Scientist II role, Dr. Maragh-Bass is also a highly experienced lecturer and educator, who has held adjunct faculty positions for over a decade. She is currently adjunct faculty in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the George Washington Milken Institute of Public Health, and an Adjunct Professor at the Duke Global Health Institute.