Rebecca Heidkamp, PhD

Lead Research Nutritionist


Assistant Scientist

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Rebecca Heidkamp is a faculty member in the Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Bloomberg School of Public Health and affiliated with the large-scale evaluation group at the Institute for International Programs.

Rebecca is co-Principle Investigator of the Canada DFATD-funded National Evaluation Platform (NEP) project which aims to build the technical and management capacity of government Maternal Newborn Child Health and Nutrition stakeholders in four African countries to use existing data from multi-sectorial sources to evaluate their policies and programs.

Prior to joining JHU, Rebecca spent 10 years working in the NGO sector in Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean. She has also conducted program effectiveness research related to Infant and Young Child Feeding interventions. Rebecca holds a PhD in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University.