Liana Rosenkrantz Woskie
Liana is the Assistant Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute’s strategic initiative on quality (HIGHQ). HIGHQ works with implementing partners to design and evaluate health policies aimed at improving care quality at the regional and national levels. Projects include P4P design in rural Chinese Hospitals, routine measurement of care quality in humanitarian emergency contexts and transparency/health system accountability projects. Prior to this role, Liana worked with the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and was also a Global Health Corps Fellow at Partners In Health. Interested in governments’ role in delivering patient-centered care, Liana has also worked with, and studied, iterations of the Community Health Worker model in over ten countries including Rwanda, Bangladesh, India and the United States.
More recently Liana began working on pandemic response and global governance. She managed the Harvard-LSHTM Lancet report on the Global Response to Ebola and oversaw the Institute's work on WHO reform and global governance accountability during the Ebola epidemic.
Liana holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University, completed her MSc at the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and recently began part-time doctoral studies in health policy/economics. Her dissertation focuses on strategies to systematically measure patinet experince in fragile states.