Sonja Lynn Myhre
Myhre is a member of the Building Stronger Institutions (BIS) program and leads the collaboration with the International Association of National Public Health Institutes working on strengthening resources and tools for low and middle income countries. Myhre's work portfolio also includes research on climate change and health. She currently works on a Belmont Forum-funded project focusing on community action, climate change, and health. She also contributes to communication and dissemination activities for the Horizon 2020 EXHAUSTION project and the Enhancing Belmont Research Action to Support EU Policy Making on Climate Change and Health project (ENBEL). She leads the Global Health Communications team. Myhre previously worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University's Center for Research in Disease Prevention.
Myhre has a PhD in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles in the department of Community Health Sciences with a minor in Biostatistics. She also acquired a Master's of Science (MsPH) in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her Bachelor's degree (BA) is in Anthropology and Sociology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.