Tina is a Program Officer at Grand Challenges Canada and supports the funding of innovations in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in low‐ and middle‐income countries.
Tina Assi is an experienced health professional aiming to move the needle on pressing health issues by leveraging the traction at the intersection of business, health, and society. Trained as an epidemiologist, she has over 6 years of experience in research and project management at the University of California at Los Angeles, McGill University, and the University of Pittsburgh. Recently, she completed her MBA at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Tina’s research has focused largely on the optimization of vaccine cold chain logistics in middle and low-income countries, global immunization policy, and surrounding regulatory frameworks; as well as globally comparative public policy research across 193 UN member states.