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Elizabeth Orlan

Associate Director, Research

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  • Food and Nutrition


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Elizabeth Orlan is the associate director of research for the Food Policy program. In her current role, she supports research translation and dissemination for advocacy efforts, including development of research alerts and fact sheets. Prior to this position, Elizabeth worked on tobacco control advocacy and research in the United States and Indonesia with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the U.S. National Cancer Institute and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, and has given numerous presentations at national and global academic conferences. She has advanced training in research design, quantitative methods and analysis, and holds an MSPH degree in Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia.