M.P.H., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
B.A., Guilford College
Amanda Phillips Martinez is a senior research associate with the Georgia Health Policy Center’s Community Health Systems Development team. She joined the GHPC after working at the CDC where she was a Health Behavior Fellow within the Division of Reproductive Health. In this role, she provided technical and administrative support to a national, multi-site community-based qualitative research project.
While studying at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Amanda managed an international collaborative research project on the migration and sexual behavior of Mexican immigrants which brought together academic and community researchers to develop a community-based intervention to prevent HIV/AIDS. She brings strong skills in qualitative data collection and analysis, as well as experience facilitating meaningful community involvement and the development and implementation of community health programs. She has a Master of Public Health from UNC and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish/International Studies from Guilford College in North Carolina.