Secretariat


The main office of the IANPHI Secretariat is currently located near Paris, France at Santé publique France, the French public health institute. The IANPHI U.S. office is based in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University within the Emory Global Health Institute. 

Coordinated by the Secretary General, the IANPHI staff is responsible for member relations, programs, and the annual meeting scientific program (France), as well as policy, technical assistance, communications and development projects of national public health institutes (U.S.). 

To contact us, please write to info@ianphi.org.


Main office at Santé publique France

Jean-Claude Desenclos

Secretary General, IANPHI
Deputy Director of Science, Santé publique France

Jean-Claude Desenclos is a public health epidemiologist. He is currently deputy Director for Scientific Affairs at Santé publique France, the French Public Health Agency. He previously worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Epicentre, an NGO dedicated to epidemiological studies in low-income countries created by MSF before joining the Epidemic Intelligence Service program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He then joined the Réseau National de Santé Publique (French National Public Health Network), which then became the InVS. Desenclos was the Head of the InVS Infectious Diseases Department before becoming InVS Scientific Director. Desenclos is currently an associate editor for the European Journal of Epidemiology, BMC Infectious Diseases, and PLOS Currents Outbreaks.

Jean-Claude Desenclos

Anne-Catherine Viso

Deputy Director, IANPHI Main Office
Deputy Director, Science and International Office, Santé publique France

Anne-Catherine Viso has a PhD in Toxicology and a Masters in Technology and Innovation Management. Currently, she is deputy to the director of the Science and International Office at the French Public Health Agency. Since October 2006, she has been in charge of European affairs. From August 2003 to 2006, Viso was responsible for European and international collaboration at the French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety. Prior to that, from 1993-2003, she worked for a French private company in charge of European projects related to water quality.

Anne-Catherine Viso

Juliette Fugier

Program Manager, IANPHI Main Office, Santé publique France

Juliette Fugier has a bachelor’s degree in public and international law and a master's degree in international cooperation. Currently, she is working for the main office of the IANPHI Secretariat at Santé publique France, the French Public Health agency, as a Program Manager. Before joining Santé publique France, she worked for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Cooperation and Cultural Action Service department of the French Embassy in Nicaragua and as a strategic operation analyst for a health private sector company where she was in charge of the patient support program.

Juliette Fugier

Edris Nikjooy

Project Manager, IANPHI Main Office, Santé publique France

Edris Nikjooy has a bachelor’s degree in political science, modern languages, and English literature from Durham University in the UK. He achieved his master’s degree in international development from Sciences Po Paris. Currently, he works for IANPHI’s main office at Santé publique France, the French Public Health Agency, as a Project Manager. Prior to joining Santé publique France, Edris worked for the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in Paris, advising on economic development programs and public financial management. He also has experience working amongst European institutions in Brussels on development, cultural and digital policies.

Edris Nikjooy

Louise Rigal

IANPHI Main Office, Santé publique France

Louise Rigal is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Relations while working for IANPHI's main office at Santé publique France, the French Public Health Agency. She developed a specialization in economic cooperation, international development and Latin America, through work experience in the economic affairs of the French Embassy in Bolivia, and in a French NGO promoting fair trade and education. She also studied in Colombia and worked for the French Consulate in Seville, Spain.

Louise Rigal


US office at Emory University

Ellen Whitney

Director, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Ellen Whitney joined IANPHI in 2015 as the Director of Programs. She previously served as the Director of Research Projects for the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research at Rollins School of Public Health and the Associate Director of the Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center. Her research focused on strengthening public health systems as well as epidemiology and surveillance for emerging infectious diseases. As an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Meningitis and Special Pathogens, she participated in the 2001 anthrax investigation and the one year follow-up of the anthrax survivors, as well as the 2003 monkeypox outbreak. Her past experience in BSL3 laboratories at Emory University on Tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteria lead to her work on Buruli ulcer disease. She has served as a consultant for the World Health Organization on Buruli ulcer disease. Her interests include public health systems, surveillance, epidemiology, emerging infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases, atypical mycobacteria, and public health preparedness. She received her Masters in Public Health in epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

Ellen Whitney

Katy Seib

Director of Programs, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Katy Seib joined IANPHI in 2015 and serves as Director of Programs. She has worked at Emory University since 2010 in both the School of Medicine and the Rollins School of Public Health. She has managed and implemented research projects and technical work in collaboration with the US CDC, BMGF, AIM, IAIM, GPEI, WHO, UNICEF, TFGH and multiple partners at universities and state health departments. Her research, policy and technical experience spans vaccine effectiveness and uptake, health communications, emergency preparedness, and reducing health disparities through improving health infrastructures and disease elimination programs. She earned an MSPH in Epidemiology from Emory RSPH.

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Andisheh Nouraee

Director of Communications, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Andisheh Nouraee directs external communications for IANPHI and the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance network, CHAMPS, at the Emory Global Health Institute in Atlanta. Prior to joining IANPHI, Nouraee directed digital engagement for CARE USA, overseeing social media fundraising and online advocacy. He co-wrote and supervised production of the virtual reality film “Women On The Move,” an official selection of the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. He is the co-author and illustrator of “Americapedia: Taking The Dumb Out of Freedom,” a civics book for young adults.



Muna Ainashe

Senior Financial Analyst, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Muna Ainashe joined IANPHI in 2020 as a Senior Financial Analyst to help oversee reporting, contracting, wire transfers, financial management, and forecasting for the countries the US Secretariat supports through a cooperative agreement from U.S. CDC. Prior to joining IANPHI, she was a finance and grants manager at CARE, where she developed the financial and grants management system for the Gender and Empowerment and Innovation teams and she has extensive global health finance experience. Muna earned her MBA from United States International University – Africa and is fluent in English, Somali and Swahili.

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Amandine Ballart

Program Coordinator, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Amandine Ballart joined IANPHI in 2020 as a Project Coordinator to help programmatically implement global subcontracts and grants. Amandine has a strong background in finance and management and earned her Master’s in Finance from the University of Lille I, France. Out of growing awareness and commitment to contributing to community health initiatives, she decided to redirect her career path and was accepted to the Executive Master of Public Health at the Rollins School of Public Health and will complete the program in August 2020. Prior to joining us, Amandine served as an administrator in Emory’s Department of French and Italian. She is fluent in English and French.

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Marie Deveaux

Communications Specialist, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Marie Deveaux joined IANPHI in 2020 as a Communications Specialist to create and share our external communications materials and help train partners and members on communications best practices. Prior to joining IANPHI, Marie was a communications consultant, served as a communications manager for the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in Paris and worked as a diplomatic attaché for France’s UN Mission. She earned her Master’s in International Law and International Relations from the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is fluent in English and French.

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Dr Sue Binder

Senior Advisor for Public Health Practice, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Dr. Sue Binder serves as IANPHI’s senior advisor for public health practice. Dr. Binder served 20 years at the US CDC, in positions in environmental health, infectious diseases, and injury prevention and control. Dr. Binder has received numerous awards, including CDC’s highest honor, the William C. Watson Medal of Excellence; the Arthur S. Fleming Award for Management; and awards from the American Public Health Association and other CDC partner organizations. Dr. Binder has published extensively in the scientific literature and is on the faculty of Emory University School of Public Health.

Sue Binder

Claude Millogo

Consultant in Public Health - Burkina Faso

Dr. Claude Millogo has been with IANPHI since June 2018, working with the Ministry of Health Burkina Faso, U.S. CDC and other partners to stand up the newly established National Public Health institute. Dr. Millogo has worked for over 20 years for the US Government in Burkina Faso in the field of public health. Her most recent position was as Associate Peace Corps Director for public health. Dr Millogo also worked with UNICEF and in the Health, Population, and Nutrition office of USAID. Trained as a physician, she earned her public health diploma from the University of Nancy, France. Dr. Millogo has received a national recognition from the Government of Burkina Faso for her public service toward the wellbeing of women.

Claude Millogo

Rebecca Byram

Intern, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Rebecca Byram joined IANPHI as a practicum associate in 2019. She is a graduate student at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health where she is pursuing a Master of Public Health in Prevention Science. She also works as a Clinical Research Coordinator at Emory’s Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and previously worked in research at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Vanderbilt University. She holds a Master of Education degree from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Rebecca Byram

David Denton

Intern, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

David Denton joined IANPHI in September 2019 as a first-year Emory University graduate student pursuing a Masters in Public Health degree with a concentration in Global Health, more specifically focused on community health development and nutrition. Originally from the Bronx New York, David has actively participated in the ways in which different countries respond to global health, education and displaced youth challenges. He has had the privilege of working in the international community and youth development across four continents. Specifically, he developed access to water and health education curricula for study abroad students in Cambodia, he served in the Peace Corps in Fiji supporting policy development and collaborating on assignments with NGOs and UN agencies, he has taught English through a cultural exchange program in Brazil, and has engaged in social work within the United States. He hopes to contribute to the ongoing fight against Non-Communicable Diseases that are at epidemic levels within marginalized communities and countries while building a strong career within an international organization based on humanitarian development and global health. He enjoys art, writing poetry and playing sports. 

David Denton

Maggie Gutierrez

Intern, IANPHI U.S. Office, Emory University Global Health Institute

Maggie Gutierrez joined IANPHI in September 2019 as a first-year Emory University graduate student pursuing her Master of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health. She is part of the Hubert Department of Global Health's concentration in Community Health Development with a passion for capacity building and health as social justice. Prior to returning to school, Maggie served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia. She spent two years teaching English at a secondary school while facilitating health and environmental clubs and activities. She then extended her service for a third year to work with the U.S. CDC and Namibian Ministry of Health. She earned her bachelor's degree in Health and Humanities in Africa from The College of William and Mary in 2015.

Maggie Gutierrez