The Friedman School pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.
Andy Catley is the research director for policy process at the Feinstein International Center. Andy has worked for non-governmental organizations in the Horn of Africa for six years focusing on community-based relief and development programs in the Horn of Africa. Andy then joined the International Institute for Environment and Development in 1998, based in Nairobi, Kenya where he led a regional research program on the use of participatory epidemiology with pastoralist communities in Africa. He joined the Center in 2000 and via our program with the African Union’s Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources, worked on regional and international-level policy and legislative reform to support community-based delivery systems in Africa. From 2005 Andy directed the Center’s new Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he led national and regional programs to develop evidence-based approaches to policy reform with a focus on humanitarian and development policies and programming in pastoralist areas.
Andy holds a Bachelor degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of London, a Masters degree in Tropical Veterinary Science from the University of Edinburgh, and a PhD in epidemiology, also from the University of Edinburgh. He is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and was made a European Specialist in Population Medicine in 2005, as a de facto Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Public Health.