Elizabeth Long is a Public Health Advisor with the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Support Center, the secretariat for the Coalition for Operational Research on NTDs, at the Task Force for Global Health in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. In this role, she provides technical support to cross-cutting operational research projects in the areas of never treatment, mobile and migrant populations, systems strengthening, and morbidity management and disease prevention in addition to projects deploying social science methodologies. She serves on the steering committee for iCHORDS, the social and behavioral science community of practice for NTDs, and is an active member in the Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO Network (NNN) Complex Humanitarian Emergency working group. In addition, she serves as the focal point for a multi-country prevalence assessment of female genital schistosomiasis. Previously, she served as the Research Portfolio Manager for a multi-year UK Aid grant to COR-NTD and was the focal point for the African Research Network Small Grants Program for three years.
Elizabeth completed her MPH in Global Health with a focus on Complex Humanitarian Emergencies at Emory University. She also holds a BA in Spanish and a BS in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Rockhurst University.