Margaret Neuse, M.P.H.
Member, Board of Directors
Margaret A. Neuse is an Emeritus Director of the Office of Population
and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, at the U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID). Ms. Neuse has over 30 years of
experience in international health and family planning programming.
Since retiring from USAID in 2006, she has consulted with various
organizations, such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID
Missions, and PATH and DAI. As a USAID Foreign Service Health Officer,
she served in Bangladesh, the East and Southern Africa Regional Office,
Niger, and Somalia, as well as Deputy Director of the Office of
Population. Before joining USAID in 1984, she developed health and
family planning training for service providers and managers with other
donor and USAID-funded organizations in developing countries such as
Egypt and Nepal. As a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador, she
conducted grassroots health education and promoted health-related
community projects. Ms. Neuse has a Master’s Degree in Public Health
from Tulane University and a Master’s Degree in Latin American Studies
from Stanford University.