Amy Hobbs is an Epidemiologist at Child Health BC. In this role, Amy supports the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of projects/programs and the design of surveillance, research, analytic, and reporting activities within the Child Health BC portfolio.
Prior to joining the Child Health BC team, she has accrued extensive experience working in the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) programs within local, national, and international health systems. While at Perinatal Services BC, she led the surveillance and analysis of key perinatal health indicators and engaged with clinicians and key stakeholders for knowledge translation and quality improvement activities. In her most recent role at Fraser Health Authority, she supported surveillance, research, and analytic activities associated with the COVID-19 response in K-12 schools. Amy has also worked extensively as a consultant for MNCH surveillance and evaluation at the WHO, UNICEF, and various NGOs in Switzerland, United States, Uganda, Tanzania, and South Sudan. Amy is a Registered Nurse who holds a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Sociology from the University of Calgary.