Name: Tilly Gurman
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Tilly A. Gurman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, with a focus in global health communication. Dr. Gurman’s areas of interest include behavior change communication, adolescent health, reproductive health, cultural competency, mass media communication, and patient-provider communication. Dr. Gurman is dedicated to public health and practice. Dr. Gurman has worked on a variety of projects addressing women's health, reproductive health, and health disparities. For example, she has consulted for an indigenous women's reproductive health organization in Guatemala, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the MidAtlantic Public Health Training Center, and Hollywood Health and Society. Currently, Dr. Gurman is collaborating on various applied research projects with Population Services International. Dr. Gurman earned her DrPH, in health communication from the Department of Population Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. During her doctoral training, she also completed coursework at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania through a collaborative agreement between the two institutions. She earned an MPH from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and an AB in Development Studies from Brown University.