Erin Escobar serves as the Senior Research Manager for the Health Eating Research program and is based at the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University. In this role, she coordinates scientific, administrative, and financial processes, including the grant application process, and provides ongoing technical assistance to grantees. Erin was previously a Research Manager at Duke University’s Innovations in Healthcare, a non-profit, network organization working directly with over 70 social enterprises. She led research in innovative models of care, including the development of evaluation metrics. While at Innovations in Healthcare, she directed a partnership with the Pfizer Foundation’s Global Health Innovation Grants Program, a social impact portfolio funding entrepreneurs working in primary care service delivery, maternal and child health, and healthcare technologies for low resource settings. In previous roles, Erin provided research and administration support for the Director of the Duke Global Health Institute, as well as for multiple initiatives at the UCSF Global Health Group. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.