Todd Lewis is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in Population Health Sciences with a concentration in Global Health and Population. Todd’s research generates evidence to improve health system quality, especially in resource constrained settings. He employs both quantitative and qualitative methodologies from economics, epidemiology, and implementation science to study how health systems can best serve their users. His dissertation work focuses on user- and facility-level determinants of high quality primary care across multiple low- and middle-income countries. Recently, Todd was a researcher with the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era, where he conducted a multi-country analysis of clinical performance among recently graduated health care providers.
Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, Todd was a Senior Analyst at The Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C., where he conducted mixed methods research examining hospital best practices with a focus on physician issues and clinical programs. Todd received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar, and a Master of Science in Global Health and Population from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.