Darlisha Williams, MPH

Senior Program Manager, Research


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
United States

Darlisha Williams is a clinical trials coordinator in the Division of Infectious Diseases. She also works with the Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility developing tools to help expand and support the research capacity of university faculty working overseas. She has worked in the field of global health since 2005 on projects including waterborne diseases, and polio eradication in Tanzania. Darlisha lived and worked in Uganda for over 8 years, coordinating several multi-site, randomized clinical trials involving HIV associated meningitis before moving back to Minnesota in 2019. Her main interests are project implementation and program evaluation in global health settings. She has previously worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the area of maternal and child health. 

Darlisha graduated with an Master of Public Health in epidemiology in 2006 from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and currently lives in St. Paul with her husband and dog, Lola, who is a Ugandan transplant.