Debra McBride

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Assistant Director, Global Health Initiative
Grover Center E118 Athens, OH 45701


  • MA, International Administration, Organization Development and Training, School for International Training, 1991
  • BA, International Studies, Bowling Green State University, 1984

Research/Professional Interests

  • Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework
  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation & Global Health 

Teaching Experience

  • UC1900 Social & Public Health Learning Community
  • IHS 2210 Introduction to Global Health
  • IHS 6523 Global Health Technology and Innovation
  • Costa Rica Introduction to Global Health

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 Ohio University Staff Award for Excellence in Global Engagement
  • 2018-2020  Ohio University 1804, “Transdisciplinary Research Training in Global Health: Enhancing Student and Faculty Research Capacity, Program Evaluation and Research Application through Global Collaborative Partnerships.” (PI: Ice, Co-PI: Z Haile, J Bianco, M Gartin, L Johnson, M Lewis, D Graham, L Pittaway, D McBride, D. Meyer, S Rubin, C Kingori, B Maposa, K Nottingham, S Howard)
  • 2016-2019 Ohio University 1804, “Global Health Learning Outcomes and Program Evaluation” (PI: GH Ice, CO-PI: D McBride and K Machtmes)

University/Professional Service

  • Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Master Examiner
  • CHSP Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • CHSP Strategic Planning Committee
  • The Partnership for Excellence, Judge
  • University Service Learning Committee
  • University International Council Mobility sub-committee