• Clinical Instructor, Global Health
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Anna Shapoval has over twenty years of professional experience in the field of global health. She worked with Open Society Foundations, Médecins Sans Frontières (Holland), AIDS Foundation East-West, Doctors of the World, AIDS Project Management Group, UNAIDS and World Bank, both full time and as a consultant.

Her experience includes HIV prevention; harm reduction; care and support for key populations; capacity and coalition building; continuing professional education (CPE); qualitative research; non-profit management and fund development.

Anna’s work is underpinned by a personal passion for public health, social justice, and human rights.

She holds a Master’s degree in international affairs from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University and, also, a Master’s degree in public administration and a certificate in NPO management from the University of Pennsylvania, for which she received a 2003-2004 Fulbright Fellowship.

Anna currently serves as a Country Director of the University of Washington’s International Training and Education Center for Health in Ukraine.

She speaks English, Ukrainian and Russian fluently and is currently trying to revive her German language skills.

  • MIR (Kyiv T. Shevchenko National University)
  • BA (Kyiv T. Shevchenko National University)
Country Affiliations 
  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
Health Topics 
  • Education and Training
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Qualitative Research and Methods
  • Social Work
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Pinkham S., Shapoval A., March 2010: Making Harm Reduction Work for Women - the Ukrainian Experience, Assessment in Action Series, IHRD/OSI-New York

Behrens C. et al., March 2015: Contemporary Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS and drug Addiction: Role of Primary Health Care/Family Medicine, Facilitators’ Guide, I-TECH/UW and the Bogomolets NMU/Kyiv

Collens S.R. et al., January 2016: Using the Clinical Assessment for Systems Strengthening (ClASS) Technique for Monitoring the HIV/AIDS Response Performance of Ukrainian Health Care Facilities, Methodological Guidelines, I-TECH/UW and the UCDC of the MoH/Kyiv

Vysotska O. et al., June 2016: Applying narcotic, psychotropic substances and their precursors in the practice of family medicine, Facilitators’ Guide, I-TECH/UW and the Bogomolets NMU/Kyiv

Downer A., Shapoval A., Vysotska O., Yuryeva I., Bairachna T., November 2018: US E-learning Course Adaptation to the Ukrainian Context: Lessons Learned and Way Forward. BMC Med Ed