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Angela Hilmers


Chief Scientist

Dr. Angela Hilmers, MD, MPH, MSc holds degrees in Human Medicine from the Christian University of Bolivia and University of Minas Gerais, Tropical Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine, Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Currently, Dr. Hilmers is the Chief Scientist for the Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET). At TEPHINET Dr. Hilmers provides strategic leadership and direct technical oversight to TEPHINET’s programs, envisions and defines new directions for organization’s scientific portfolio, and supports TEPHINET’s wide efforts and technical initiatives designed to strengthen the network and advance Field Epidemiology Road Map implementation initiatives. Dr. Hilmers actively supports several global health activities both from within and outside TEPHINET. As a member of APCOVE’s Advisory Committee, Dr Hilmers provides ongoing advice to ensure the quality and long-term sustainability of its outputs. Before joining TEPHINET, Dr. Hilmers worked at Baylor College of Medicine. Here Dr. Hilmers designed and implemented clinical and community-based non-communicable disease behavioral interventions. Since 2015, Dr. Hilmers has served as an international subject matter resource expert and epidemiologist for the implementation of Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETP) in the West African and the Americas and Caribbean regions.