Dr. Neil Boothby
U.S. Government Special Adviser and Senior Coordinator to the USAID Administrator on Children in Adversity
Dr. Boothby has taken a leave of absence from Columbia University, where he is the Allan Rosenfield Professor of Clinical Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. As Director of the Program on Forced Migration and Health, he has lead
several research initiatives, including the Child Protection in Crisis (CPC) Learning Network — a constellation of over 150 agencies working in 32 countries on the development of an evidence base for efficacious child health and protection programming. Through the CPC Network, Dr.
Boothby established university based research centers and graduate training programs in Africa, Asian and the Middle East.