Rose Wilcher is the Director of Research Utilization at FHI 360 where she provides technical leadership and management oversight to a portfolio of work focused on translating global health research findings into evidence-based policies and practices. For nearly 15 years, Rose has worked to accelerate the application and scale-up of evidence in reproductive health and HIV programs. She has experience implementing a range of research-to-practice strategies, including stakeholder engagement, advocacy, development of evidence-based programmatic resources, capacity building, knowledge management, and provision of technical assistance to global and national partners. She also has capacity in use of gender analysis and evidence-based gender integration strategies in health projects. Rose holds a Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joined FHI 360 in 2002.