Lela Baughman

Lela Baughman has more than 30 years of experience in policy analysis, program planning, and evaluation in the public health and social services fields. She provides oversight to international projects conducted from the Atlanta office. For the past 9 years, she has directed a series of contracts with the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) Division of Global HIV/AIDS (formerly known as the Global AIDS Program—GAP) to support headquarters and field staff efforts to help resource-constrained countries develop capacity in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs. Funded through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the focus of this work is on providing technical assistance and training to CDC and other U.S. government agency field staff and their host country counterparts, including ministries of health at national, district, and provincial levels; nongovernment organizations; and civil society.