Amanda Pomeroy-Stevens is currently a Research and Evaluation Advisor with JSI Research & Training Institute, the lead partner for USAID’s Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project. Ms. Pomeroy-Stevens led SPRING’s Pathways to Better Nutrition prospective studies in Uganda and Nepal. She also heads up SPRING and JSI’s portfolio of work on nutrition-related noncommunicable disease (NCD) prevention, which includes work to estimate the cost-effectiveness of early-life interventions for prevention of later-life NCD risk and assessment of the multi-sectoral barriers to healthy behaviors and preventive care-seeking. Prior to JSI, Amanda held research positions at ICF Macro, RAND Corporation, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Amanda holds a master’s degree in agricultural economics from Cornell University.