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Goro Yamada, PhD, MHS, MHS, MMS

Senior Scientist


Goro Yamada, PhD, MHS, MHS, MMS, oversees data and analytical aspect of the SALURBAL project. Before he joined the team, Goro served as an epidemiologist, biostatistician, and public health officer at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, WHO (World Health Organization), and JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). His fields of experience include data management and analysis, health information system, disease control, maternal and child health, and project management and evaluation. He has worked in the US, Japan, Switzerland, Bolivia, Honduras, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and Ghana. Goro earned a PhD and a Master of Health Science in international health and a Master of Health Science in biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Medical Science from the University of Tsukuba, Japan.