Kristin Semancik

Public Health Manager at the European Institute of Women’s Health

Kristin has been promoting gender equity in health with the EIWH since 2008. Kristin has worked extensively on sex/gender and health topics, including for the DG SANCO-funded ENGENDER and DG Research-funded EUGenMed Projects. In her role as Research and Policy Officer, Kristin is currently oversees the development of the EIWH’s policy brief series. Kristin is leading the Institute’s work for DG-SANTE-funded MyHealth Project (migrant health) and IMI-funded MOPEAD projects (Alzheimer’s Disease), specialising in communication and dissemination,

She has had experience in government, academia, industry, and non-profit sectors. She has affected healthcare change in both the US and Europe. Kristin has assisted uninsured and underinsured individuals in the States. Kristin has served as a policy analyst in the Irish Seanad. Kristin’s is completing her Ph.D. in political science at Trinity College Dublin exploring health policy and the EU. She completed her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in political science and public health at Boston University. She has also researched and taught at university-level in Ireland, the United States and China.

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