Joanna Percher joined the Foundation in late 2016 as a Bixby-Packard Fellow, serving as a Specialist at the Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability at UC-Berkeley and as a Program Research Analyst with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Population & Reproductive Health program. She has an MPH in Maternal and Child Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Prior to graduate school, Joanna received a fellowship from American Jewish World Service to work at Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust, a harm reduction organization based in Mumbai, India, which works with street-based individuals who inject drugs. She began her career in public health at a natural birth and women’s health center in Pittsburgh, PA. Joanna holds an undergraduate degree in art history and international studies from Oberlin College.
Program Research Analyst · Population and Reproductive Health