Beth Boyer is a global health professional with a passion for innovative partnerships and solutions. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and spent two years working in a clinical healthcare setting. She then received a Master of Public Health from Boston University, where she concentrated in global health. While pursuing her MPH, Beth participated in a field research project in southern Kenya and also developed an interest in the issues of access to medicine.
Previously, Beth was working at the Access to Medicine Foundation in Amsterdam, Netherlands. There she was a vital member of the research team for the Access to Medicine Index, a biannual publication which ranks and analyzes the efforts of the top 20 multinational pharmaceutical companies’ to improve access to medicine. At the Access to Medicine Foundation, Beth had the opportunity to engage with diverse stakeholders including representatives from the pharmaceutical companies, academics, government officials, and other global health experts. She also played an important role in communicating the findings of the Index through presentations and in the written report. This experience led her to an interest in communicating global health stories, especially positive stories of how the private sector, through partnerships, is contributing to the advancement of global health.