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Nalini P. Anand, JD, MPH

At NIH’s Fogarty International Center (FIC) since 2002, Nalini Anand, is Director, Division of International Science Policy, Planning and Evaluation and Director, Center for Global Health Studies (CGHS). In the first of these roles, she is responsible for managing Fogarty’s science policy, strategic planning, and program evaluation activities. In the second, she oversees the CGHS “think tank” that serves as a platform for short-term, project-based scholarship in global health science and policy. CGHS catalyzes research to address global health challenges through multidisciplinary and multi-sector scholarship, dialogue, collaboration, and training. 

After receiving her B.A. from Cornell University in 1991, Nalini assisted in conducting a two-year study at the Institute of Medicine on U.S. participation in the Children’s Vaccine Initiative and co-edited the resulting IOM report entitled “The Children’s Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision.” In 1996, Nalini graduated from Stanford Law School, and went on to practice law in the health care group at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C. In 2009, she received an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


  • B.A., Cornell University
  • J.D., Stanford University
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University

Updated March 22, 2022