Laura Schmucker headshot

Blockley Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Phone: 215-746-2590
Email: Laura.Schmucker@Pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Laura Schmucker, MPH

Project Manager


Laura Schmucker has a Master in Public Health degree focusing on global health from The George Washington University and has worked for a number of organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. Most recently, she worked in Uganda for 5 years with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) where she managed various research studies focusing on global health and technology, health system strengthening, maternal and newborn care and economic inclusion within refugee populations. She is now a project manager working with Harsha Thirumurthy, Alison Buttenheim, and Noora Marcus. Laura also enjoys traveling, any reason to be outdoors – hiking, camping, rock climbing, cycling, lunch hour walks, etc. – as well as new and unique culinary experiences.