Dr. Carrie Teicher is the Director of Programs at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières. The Programs Department serves as a liaison to the public, private, academic, and clinical sectors based in the US. The Department directs multiple dossiers including but not limited to work on advocacy, global health diplomacy, and representation, grants, research, and innovation. Prior to this role, she worked for many years as a medical and surgical epidemiologist with Epicentre (www.epicentre.msf.org), MSF’s internal research and epidemiological institute.
Carrie has worked with MSF in multiple different roles and numerous contexts throughout four continents. Outside of MSF, Dr. Teicher has additionally served as a medical coordinator, primary investigator, and program coordinator in the global health sector working primarily in the emergency medicine and tropical medicine fields. She holds an MD from the Sackler School of Medicine, an MPH from The Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and her undergraduate degree from Barnard College. From 2001-2003 she served in the Peace Corps in Mali.