Danielle Tuller, MHS, is the Associate Director of Program Management for the BetterBirth Program at Ariadne Labs. In this role, she works with the Program Director to establish the BetterBirths program’s vision and long-term strategy. She oversees program execution by developing, communicating, and sustaining program initiatives, and by managing internal and external partnerships. She oversees a team of individuals towards ensuring all projects in the portfolio are managed on-budget, on time and with optimal clarity.
Prior to this, Danielle spent 10 years in program management roles designing, monitoring and implementing complex international development projects. She spent over 5 years managing US Government-funded projects in the US and Latin America. Danielle served as Technical Writer for the USAID Public Policy Reform Program in Bogota, Colombia where she supported the development of the program’s knowledge management and communications strategy, and as Operations Manager on a range of USAID and local government programs, overseeing budgeting, contracting, logistics and compliance issues.
Danielle holds a Master of Health Science from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and a BA in Psychology from Barnard College/Columbia University.
The BetterBirth program published 6-month longitudinal data results from the LIFE Study on feeding and growth patterns among moderately low birthweight infants in resource-limited settings.
Published in BMJ Open the BetterBirth team aimed to assess time use and the specific time requirements to incorporate the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist into clinical practice
An assessment of the current use of the Safe Childbirth Checklist found that it had been widely adopted and adapted to local contexts.
A paper in NEJM led by the BetterBirth team looks at the effects of a coaching-based WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist Program in India on adherence to essential birth practices.