Mary Wachira

Global Health Research Associate

Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA



Mary Wachira joins the Eck Institute for Global Health to focus on health equity projects at the St. Joseph County Department of Health. As a Global Health Research Associate, Mary is assessing community health inequities and developing collaborative strategies to address gaps in community health, monitor progress, and improve health equity in the county. Mary holds a Master of Global Affairs with a concentration in International Peace Studies from the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame (2020). She also has an Advanced Diploma in Project Management and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Previously, she surveyed and evaluated resilience and psychosocial frameworks, as well as developed and oversaw peacebuilding programs in Kenya, Uganda, the DRC, and Liberia.