Director, Maternal and Newborn Health
Dr. Noguchi, CNM, PhD, is an infectious disease epidemiologist and certified nurse-midwife with over 20 years of experience in maternal newborn health, research, and program implementation in the U.S., Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Dr. Noguchi oversees Jhpiego’s activities in maternal and newborn health and serves as Research Director for Jhpiego studies in the Antenatal and Postnatal Care Research Collective, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Noguchi is also Co-Chair of B-PROTECTED, a U.S. National Institutes of Health-funded trial of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and dapivirine ring use during breastfeeding in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and South Africa. She supports COVID-19 response activities for maternal newborn health services within the USAID-funded MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership Project and preparations for the International Maternal Newborn Health Conference by the Jhpiego Secretariat of AlignMNH.