Dr. Rachel Jean- Baptiste founded Oxford Epi in 2011 after a successful career in international health where she led programs and research in more than 14 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, North and Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
She has unique set of skills that include strong quantitative research and analysis and business process improvement, and has applied these for more than 15 years with outstanding results in improving health services for the management of infectious and chronic diseases.
She started her career in public health and was the Epidemiologist at a state level (Ohio) Quality Improvement Organization, where she designed and led activities to improve care processes at health systems across the state.
She later became Director of Science at a national organization charged with analyzing data on cancers for the US.
She left local public health to continue her career in international health, and has since served in a number of senior management roles including country director for large scale programs in Uganda and Rwanda, Health Team Leader for USAID, and senior technical adviser for multi-country programs and research for HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Maternal, newborn and child health, and chronic conditions including diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases.
She served as guest lecturer at the University of Oxford Global Health Program, and provided consulting services to Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Dr Jean-Baptiste is motivated by helping people thrive in their environment, and promotes the responsible use of technology and innovation to make this happen.