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Chad Blain

Senior Operations Manager

In his role as Senior Operations Manager, Chad Blain oversees operations of all center project field offices and the Washington DC office, manages subcontractor relations, and oversees project start-up and close outs. He also serves as Finance Manager for the CHAMPION and PUR projects. Prior to joining FHI 360 (formerly AED), Mr. Blain worked as a molecular biologist in recombinant genetic research. He spent five years with Amgen Inc. in the field of cancer research and molecular genetics. Following his years with Amgen, he spent two years at the Harvard School of Public Health as a Research Specialist in Molecular Biology, conducting research on a number of public health issues including environmental air pollution, HIV/AIDS, and malaria. Mr. Blain's interest in public health issues in developing countries has involved him in several ongoing, community-based, public health education programs in Uganda, South Africa, and Nepal. Additionally, his past professional experience includes logistical and financial management in the nonprofit sector. Mr. Blain earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Pepperdine University. He also holds a Master's degree in International Relations/African Affairs from the School of International Service at American University in Washington D.C.


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