Department of Global Health Systems and Development
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Nancy Mock currently serves as the director of the Tulane Center for International Resource Development, and is a tenured associate professor in the department at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. As center director, she is responsible for the development and management of international projects valued at over 4.5 million dollars annually. She has nearly twenty years of international experience in health sector program design and research. Current projects include: a) the Support for Analysis and Research in Africa (SARA) Project, this project is designed to improve the gathering, generation, synthesis and dissemination of information about common health problems and emerging social issues in Africa in an effort to improve the efficiency of the health and social sectors, and b) Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative (CERTI), a crisis coordination project that aims to prevent and mitigate conflict, improve timely and appropriate response, and offers support to populations affected by conflict in transition. In addition, she is currently involved in the development of a school of public health in Rwanda. Mock has field experience in all major geographic regions of the developing world, is fluent in French and competent in Spanish.
Complex emergencies and disasters management; program evaluation; managing the development process
Rose, D., Chotard, S., Oliveira, L., Mock, N., & Limbombo, M. (2008). A comparative evaluation of dietary indicators used in food consumption assessments of at-risk populations. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 29(2), 113-122.
Bhuiyan, A. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Rice, J., Mock, N., Tang, R., et al. (2008). Interaction of C825T polymorphism of G-protein Ã¢3 subunit gene and G894T polymorphism of Nitric Oxide synthase gene on carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens, 21(8), 917-921.
Mock, N., & Garfield, R. (2007). Health tracking for improved humanitarian performance. Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(5), 377-383.
Lobb, A., & Mock, N. (2007). Dialogue is destiny: managing the message in humanitarian action. Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 22(5), 425-433.
Bhuiyan, A. R., Chen, W., Srinivasan, S. R., Rice, J., Mock, N., Tang, R., et al. (2007). G-6A polymorphism of angiotensinogen gene modulates the effect of blood pressure on carotid intima-media thickness: The Bogalusa Heart Study. Am J Hypertens, 20(10),1073-1078.