Emily Newick has served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Himalayan Cataract Project since 2003. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization, including management of the financial and accounting systems, program oversight and direction, communication and development.
Newick earned her Master of Public Health at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice at Dartmouth and her BA from Middlebury College.
Newick’s experience prior to joining HCP focused on health systems and community development. She worked with the Gjilan-Dartmouth Primary Health Care Partnership to help implement a medical records systems at a family medical center in Gjilan, Kosovo.
Prior to her graduate work, she researched the feasibility of health insurance for micro entrepreneurs in Honduras and Nicaragua for a microfinance organization. Newick’s work has taken her throughout Central America and Mexico, and to Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe/the Balkans.