Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Malaria
Thomas Hall is Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Malaria. In his role he 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 RBM working groups and NGO advocacy networks. Tom has extensive technical and programmatic experience in malaria control both in the field and from headquarters management perspectives. He specializes in malaria in pregnancy, community case management and vector control. Tom has 26 years of public health experience. He 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 Arlington, before joining the NGO ranks, first with CRS in DRC and then with World Vision in Washington, DC. Tom joined USAID in 2002 working on the Child Survival and Health Grants Program. He then spent two years in USAID/Djibouti as the Health Team Lead managing a large rural health infrastructure rehabilitation project. Tom 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. He has an MPH from Johns Hopkins University (1990). Tom was a Peace Corps Volunteer (85-88) serving two years in Zaire (now DRC) and one year in CAR (third year extension). During his service he was an education volunteer teaching high school biology, chemistry and physics.