• Affiliate Assistant Professor, Global Health

Box 900922
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

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Sadaf Khan, MBBS,MPH, DrPH, has more than 15 years of experience in international public health. She is Senior Program Officer with PATH’s Maternal, Newborn Child Health& Nutrition team, where her work has focused on research and programming around innovations for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), maternal and perinatal infections, and family planning. Dr. Khan also provides technical guidance and support to country offices on research and program activities, and scientific leadership, oversight, and management of field studies. More recently she has worked on evidence needs around introduction of maternal vaccines and assessing the path to scale for essential MNCH interventions. Her country experience includes work in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda and Zambia. Dr. Khan trained and worked as a physician in Pakistan and was formerly affiliated with the Ziauddin Medical University as Assistant Professor Community Health Sciences. She holds Master and Doctor of Public Health degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), from Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan

  • DPH (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Urdu
Health Topics 
  • Adult Mortality
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Planning
  • Health Interventions
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Maternal Mortality
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Social Determinants of Health
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Baral R, Fleming JA, Khan S, et al. Inferring antenatal care visit timing in low- and middle-income countries: Methods to inform potential maternal vaccine coverage. PLoS One. August 2020

Engmann C, Fleming JA, Khan S et al. Closer and closer? Maternal immunization: Current promise, future horizons. Journal of Perinatology. June 2020

Engmann C, Khan S, Moyer C, Coffey P and Bhutta Z. Transformative Innovations in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) over the next 20 years. PLoS Medicine. March 2016

Khan S, Tifft S, Grady B. Estimating Demand for a New Contraceptive Method: Projections for the Introduction of Sayana Press. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. August 2015