Tamar Chitashvili

Senior Quality Improvement Advisor, USAID ASSIST Project

Dr. Tamar Chitashvili, MD, MsHP&M, is a medical doctor and public health professional with 13 years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating programs and policies ensuring high-quality, integrated health care around reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and non-communicable diseases. She is experienced in structural, functional and institutional development of sustainable health systems and population health. As head of a health policy department within the Georgia Ministry of Health, she made important contributions in the development of the Georgian health sector reform over the last decade. As URC Chief of Party (2011-2014), Dr. Chitashvili led the USAID ASSIST Project in Georgia, aimed at improving quality of integrated prevention and treatment services for high burden non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and respiratory tract infections. Currently, she is based at URC headquarters and serves as senior QI advisor, supporting MNCH/FP and NCD  improvement efforts.  Dr. Chitashvili is an associate member of American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).