Keri Myrick, Ph.D.

Keri Myrick, Ph.D., is a global health practitioner and education consultant for institutions operating in the Global South. She received her doctorate in higher education leadership and policy studies – comparative and international education, with a focus on the Middle East. Her dissertation examined the challenges to refugee education through a case study of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan. Her current work examines the intersection of health and 1) climate change, 2) water scarcity, and 3) economic development, with a particular emphasis on marginalized, underserved, and displaced populations. She is an expert in designing, leading, and assessing initiatives that examine the social and environmental determinants of health in communities worldwide.

Dr. Myrick has over a decade of teaching experience and consults on research projects in the UH Population Health Initiative. She has previously lived in France and spent extensive time living and conducting research in the MENA region, including in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Tunisia, and Jordan.