Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Malaria
Thomas Hall, Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Malaria, manages all activities related to malaria, including providing technical assistance and programmatic oversight to integrated health projects, managed by MSH. Additionally, he participates in several international forums on malaria, including Roll Back Malaria working groups and NGO advocacy networks. Hall has extensive technical and programmatic experience in malaria control both in the field and from a headquarters’ management perspective and specializes in malaria in pregnancy, community case management, and vector control. Hall has 27 years of public health experience and started his professional career in a malaria control study in coastal Tanzania, funded by USAID and implemented by Johns Hopkins University. He also spent several years as a public health consultant in Tanzania and in the US, before joining the NGO ranks, first with CRS in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and then with World Vision in Washington, DC. Hall joined USAID in 2002, working on the Child Survival and Health Grants Program, and then spent two years in USAID/Djibouti as the Health Team Lead, managing a large rural health infrastructure rehabilitation project. He joined the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) team in March 2007, where he worked as a Senior Regional Malaria Adviser in the Africa Bureau until joining MSH. Hall has an MPH from Johns Hopkins University and was a US Peace Corps Volunteer, serving two years in Zaire (now DRC) and one year in the Central African Republic.