Winnie Felix

Manager, Innovation Research

Winnie Felix is now joining HITLAB as Manager, Innovation Research, where she will be leading and supporting grants within the evaluation realm.

Winnie previously worked in the area of global health with UNICEF and the World Food Program where she focused on critical maternal and child health and nutrition issues within West and Central Africa and the Latin America and Caribbean regions. This included beta testing EQUIST, an online public health tool designed to help decision makers better understand and target health disparities using disaggregated health demographic data. Additionally, she worked with a local NGO in Cape Town, South Africa to evaluate their peer support program for cross border migrants.

Winnie also has 10 years of experience in clinical research management. Most recently, she worked as a Clinical Research Manager at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she oversaw the Multiple Myeloma Service and was responsible for setting up its research operations. While there, she liaised with a number of pharmaceutical sponsors, foundations and internal research teams to drive the start-up of therapeutic and nontherapeutic clinical trials.

Winnie has a Master’s degree in Public Health with a focus on Global Health Leadership from New York University. She also has a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science Policy & Advocacy from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

After hours, Winnie can be found spending quality time with her family and friends, traveling and indulging in the NYC culinary scene.