Sorrel Namaste, M.H.S., is a program manager within the ENGB. She is the project manager for the NICHD Iron and Malaria Project, co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to her role with ENGB, she served as the coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Newborn Screening Initiative for the NICHD Office Prevention Research and International Projects, within the NICHD Office of the Director. Her educational background includes studies in psychology and biology. In 2008, she received her master's degree from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in global disease epidemiology and control and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in global health. Her research interests include maternal and child health, with a particular focus on nutrition, and infectious diseases in resource-limited settings.