Mary D’Alimonte is a public health professional with a background in human biology, social anthropology and nutrition.
As a program officer on the nutrition team at R4D, she specializes in nutrition resource tracking and financing analytics, working at both global and country levels. She was a technical lead in R4D’s work on the Global Investment Framework for Nutrition, a partnership between R4D, the World Bank and 1000 Days to assess the global financing potential and other necessary resources to achieve global nutrition targets. She works with colleagues to develop standardized and sustainable methods to track resources for nutrition across stakeholders and sectors to support taking cost-effective interventions to scale.
Before joining R4D in 2014, Ms. D’Alimonte conducted global health and nutrition research in Bangladesh with the BRAC School of Public Health; in Ethiopia with the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute on access and quality of primary health care; and in India, where she carried out primary research on infant and young child feeding behaviors in a Mumbai urban slum.
Ms. D’Alimonte holds an MPH in social and behavioral sciences and global health from the Yale School of Public Health and a BS in human biology from the University of Toronto.
- Reaching the global target to reduce stunting: an investment framework in Health Policy and Planning
- Chapter 8: Financing the Global Nutrition Targets in An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding and wasting World Bank publication
- Policy Brief — Tracking Funding for Nutrition: Improving how Aid for Nutrition Is Reported and Monitored R4D report
- Using Positive Deviance to Understand the Uptake of Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices by Mothers in an Urban Slum of Mumbai in Maternal and Child Health