University of Florida, B.S.
University of South Florida, M.S.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, DrPH
•Governments and Institutions in relation to health •Global Health Governance - which institutions are involved in policy making at the government level •How global institiutions and high income countries that have an effect on lower and middle income countries •The Sustainability of Aid •Health System Strengthening
Dr. Ana B. Amaya is an Assistant Professor at Pace University and honorary Associate Research Fellow at the United Nations University, Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS). A specialist on global health governance, her research has entailed understanding the impact of new global health institutions on the health systems of low- and middle-income countries, most recently examining regional organizations in the Global South. Other areas of expertise include: the politics of global health; health diplomacy; health system strengthening; the sustainability of development aid for health; and Global Health Partnerships.
Dr. Amaya has worked for several international organizations and universities, among these Pace University, the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS); Overseas Development Institute (ODI); UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER); Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); and the University of South Florida. In addition, she conducted research for the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization and Committee for Development Policy (CDP-DESA) at the United Nations Headquarters.
Other areas of work include: policy analysis; qualitative research methods; and increasing diversity in global institutions.