Marisha Wickremsinhe, MSc

Research Associate,
Digital Campaign Coordinator

Marisha is a Research Associate and Digital Campaign Coordinator for two major projects focused on maternal health: one targeting research on maternal-fetal health in the context of HIV/AIDS, another looking at ethical ways to gather information on treating illness during pregnancy in emerging public health crises like the Zika virus.

Marisha is a 2014 alumna of Georgetown, where she studied International Health in the school of Nursing and Health Studies and wrote a thesis on the lack of development assistance for global mental health. She is also a 2015 alumna of Ethics Lab, where she served as a studio fellow. In 2016, she completed an MSc in Global Mental Health, co-taught by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King's College London. Her thesis compared legislation for emergency involuntary treatment of individuals with mental disorders in low and middle income countries.

Did you know?

In the summer of 2014, Marisha worked as an Organizing Intern for DC Jobs with Justice through the Kalmanovitz Initiative Summer Organizing Fellowship.

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