Senior Technical Advisor, AYSRH
Krishna Bose is a public health scientist and researcher with extensive experience in adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health with a focus on monitoring and evaluation of ‘real world’ program experience in low- and middle-income countries.
Prior to re-joining Johns Hopkins University at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Krishna served for two decades as a Scientist, Technical Officer and subsequently International Consultant in the WHO Adolescent and Youth Health and Development Program in the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health. There her work included supporting national governments, local UN offices, NGO partners and Adolescents and Youth, in implementing strategic approaches to programming.
Prior to joining WHO, Krishna served at UNICEF Headquarters as a Senior Evaluation Officer in the Office of Evaluation, Policy and Planning and before that as a U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) Officer, where her focus was on smoking and other adolescent risk behaviors.
Krishna’s basic training includes a PhD in Chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MPH from the University of Michigan and serving as a Child Survival Fellow with Johns Hopkins University’s Department of International Health and the Institute for International Programs, posted with CARE India.