Mazvita Rankin, MPH

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Mazvita Rankin, MPH, is the global health grants and program manager for Global Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Mazvita (Mazvi) Rankin is the Global Health Grants and Program Manager for the Global Health Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She supports Global Health faculty, fellows, and residents in prospecting, preparing, and submitting grant proposals. Mazvi also works closely with the Sponsored Projects Office and the CHOP Foundation to maximize support for global health programs and initiatives from external funders. In addition, she manages the Global Health Center’s Africa-based initiatives designed to build the clinical, research, and leadership capacity of pediatric care providers in Africa.

Mazvi’s background is in public health, and she is passionate about improving maternal and child health. Previously she worked in community-based nonprofits. She served as the Assistant Early Head Start Director at Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) in Philadelphia, overseeing quality assurance and compliance for the early care program. After that, she served as the Grants Manager at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) in Massachusetts. Mazvi has over ten years of grant writing and program management experience.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - St Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

Master of Public Health - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Global Health Grants and Program Manager

Departments and Services