Maddy is a certified clinical nurse specialist in HIV/AIDS and infectious disease with a graduate degree in global health training and health worker performance improvement. In her current role as the Global Case Management Specialist for the UK based NGO, Malaria Consortium, Maddy provides technical assistance to country programmes in Africa and Asia on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malnutrition. She is also a technical advisor for the design and evaluation of competency-based training and supervision tools aimed at improving the quality health service delivery. Maddy also serves the U.S. Business Representative for Malaria Consortium, responsible for managing strategic business relationships with U.S. donors and global health partners. Prior to joining Malaria Consortium, Maddy worked on global health and clinical research projects for USAID, FHI360, and IPM. Her private sector experience includes GlaxoSmithKline in the HIV and Care Management Divisions and as VP of Development for CorSolutions (now Alere). A graduate of Georgetown University Nursing School, Maddy began her nursing career at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland and received the prestigious award of NIH Nurse-of-the-Year, and later Nurse-of-the-Year for the state of Maryland. Maddy also served for three years as the U.S. Peace Corps Medical Officer in Guatemala. Maddy was born in Bolivia and grew up in several countries in Central America. She has travelled to over 55 countries, and lived and worked in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. She currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.