Emily Hoppes is a Technical Officer in the Product Development and Introduction department at FHI 360. Her work focuses on research utilization and product introduction. Through this she manages the Contraceptive Technology Innovation Exchange, a knowledge-sharing platform for contraceptive research and development. She has a particular interest in the integration of family planning and menstrual health, with a focus on the issue of contraceptive-induced menstrual changes.
Hoppes has more than 8 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating menstrual health and reproductive health programs across East Africa. She recently finished an accelerated MPH program at Columbia University focused on Sociomedical Sciences, while working as a research assistant for the Rakai Health Science Program focused on qualitative research examining the drivers of HIV among young people in Uganda. Hoppes also holds a master’s degree in Bioethics from Wake Forest University.