Emily Maistrellis is a Senior Program Officer in the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Emily has an interdisciplinary background in anthropology, public health, and human rights; and has experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Emily conducts mixed-methods, policy-oriented research on barriers to and facilitators of accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights in marginalized communities.  Currently, Emily manages a mixed-methods study on the impact of the Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy) on access to and provision of sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya, Madagascar, and Nepal. Prior to joining Columbia, Emily held positions at the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Jhpiego; and earned a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.