Jenny Liu

University of California, San Francisco Global Health Sciences, San Francisco, CA USA

Dr. Jenny Liu is a health economist with broad experience in conducting population health research in developing countries. Her current work involves identifying and piloting interventions aimed at improving the quality of health care services for the treatment of pediatric illnesses from informal healthcare providers in Nigeria, collecting primary data on malaria programmatic and implementation expenditures, and investigating the adoption of new diagnostics for malaria. Dr. Liu also focuses on cultural change and creating links to health for young women who have experienced female genital circumcision in Egypt, bringing together economic and socio-anthropological frameworks to investigate the intergenerational transmission of health behavior.