Claire Standley is an assistant professor with the Center for Global Health Science and Security at the Medical Center, with a primary faculty appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and a secondary appointment in the Department of International Health in the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Her research focuses on the analysis of health systems strengthening and international capacity building for public health.
International activities include:
- Served as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, where she supported programs for laboratory capacity building, disease surveillance, and cooperative research across the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Lower Mekong.
- Worked at field sites in Tanzania and Costa Rica as a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University.
- Serves on the National Academy of Science Committee for One Health Fellowships in Pakistan, a program that provides support for early to mid-career Pakistani academics to gain expertise and skills while pursuing research at the interface of human, animal, and environmental health.
- Conducts research and implementation projects focused on health systems strengthening and infectious disease preparedness with partners in North Africa, West Africa, and the Middle East.