Natalie Perou Lubin, B.A., is a Research Assistant with the Forum on Microbial Threats, on the Board on Global Health (BGH). She has now worked at the National Academies for about 2 years, working on various projects on BGH, as well as on the Board on Health Care Services and the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF). Prior to the National Academies, Natalie worked as a Program Assistant at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. In Natalie’s academic and professional career, she is passionate in the areas of infectious disease, child and maternal health, women’s empowerment, and education and its intersection with health. Supporting these interests, Natalie was a data analyst intern at the Global Development Lab at USAID, in which she worked on the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning strategy for the Innovations and Design Advisory team. Additionally, Natalie carried out water sanitation research in rural Kenya through DukeEngage and the Women’s Institute for Secondary Education and Research (WISER). Natalie Lubin is a graduate of Duke University with bachelor’s degrees in global health and cultural anthropology.