Miriam (Mimi) Frisch

Research Associate - Vice Chancellor’s Office

Miriam Frisch joined UGHE in July 2019 as a Research Associate to the Vice Chancellor. Prior to joining UGHE, Ms. Frisch worked for Partners in Health in Liberia and in Boston. While in Liberia, she oversaw staff logistics and worked to develop and strengthen operational systems. In Boston, as part of the cross-site Supply Chain team, she managed logistics for the delivery of medications and supplies to PIH sites. Ms. Frisch also previously served as a Global Health Corps fellow in Rwanda, where she provided technical assistance in monitoring and evaluation to the Ministry of Health in Burera District. She holds a Bachelor of Philosophy in Public Health and Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Frisch’s current interests center around strengthening health systems with attention to infectious disease prevention & control.