Patrick Olsen is a Research Associate II at FHI 360, where he provides management and quality control monitoring for global research projects and oversees study design and implementation. Olsen is a public health professional with experience in evaluation and implementation of reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition research and programs in lower and middle-income countries. He is skilled in study design, quantitative data analysis, electronic data collection, and project management.
Olsen has served as co-principal investigator or study analyst on research examining: evaluating the effect of men’s participation in per-led community groups on male engagement in family planning and HIV services in Uganda; evaluation of a community-based nutrition (CBN)/ WASH program in Ethiopia; and, assessing the effectiveness of multisectoral nutrition intervention packages in areas with high levels of stunting in Bangladesh. He has worked on capacity development for local government nutrition programming in Nepal, initiated education and training programs in nutrition, tuberculosis, and sexual and reproductive health as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mongolia. Olsen earned his Master of Public Health from Tulane University in 2013.