Marion McNabb

Marion McNabb

Senior Project Manager, mHealth


Marion McNabb, MPH, is Pathfinder International's Senior Project Manager for mHealth.

Marion has more than 10 years of public health experience with the majority of her work focused on HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment, sexual and reproductive health, family planning and technology for health programs. She lived for more than seven years in Ethiopia managing comprehensive HIV/AIDS public health programs with Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and TheraSim, Inc. She has broad experience implementing technology for health projects related to mHealth, eLearning, and telemedicine.

Marion is currently supporting mHealth projects in Kenya, Ethiopia, Egypt, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Tanzania as the Senior Project Manager for mHealth at Pathfinder International. She led the design and co-taught the first MPH course on mHealth in low and middle income countries in Spring 2013 at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) where she is currently a DrPH student.


Areas of Expertise: HIV & AIDS, Maternal & Newborn Health, mHealth, mHealth, Technology and Health

Education: MPH from Johns Hopkins University; DrPH Candidate, Boston University School of Public Health

Previously lived and/or worked in: Ethiopia

Languages: English, Amharic

Joined Pathfinder in: June 2012

Follow Marion on Twitter: @23ME2

What's your favorite part about working at Pathfinder?
The passion and expertise of our staff

What's one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I secretly want to work in a BSL3 lab with the most dangerous viruses, including ebola.

Do you have a personal connection to Pathfinder's work?
I worked in Ethiopia for over 7 years and always admired the work that Pathfinder did.

What's one thing people often say to you when you say you work at Pathfinder?
"Wow, I am so impressed with the work that you all do at Pathfinder to advance sexual and reproductive health around the world."


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