Emily D. Finley, MPH


Emily D. Finley, MPH, based in Philadelphia, PA, is passionate about promoting health equity for historically marginalized populations, including immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ folks, and women. With a BA in English from Barnard College of Columbia University and an MPH in Community Health & Prevention from Drexel University, Emily has a wealth of experience in public health programming, health education, and community-driven research. From 2015-2019, she served as Community Health Educator at a public OBGYN and family planning clinic in Philadelphia, PA where she managed HIV/STI prevention services and expanded access to PrEP for women.

She was also a coordinator of the Philadelphia International Women’s Project, a novel academic-community partnership to build clinical and social services for immigrant women affected by female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). Emily most recently volunteered with the Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps and Philadelphia FIGHT to provide low-barrier, community-based COVID-19 testing services.

Content Expertise

Qualitative research design; qualitative content analysis; design and implementation of clinic-based interventions; program development; community-based participatory research (CBPR); community needs assessment; LGBTQ Health; survey design; sexual and reproductive health; HIV prevention; urban health; professional writing; marketing and communications; graphic design (limited)

Technical Expertise

RedCAP; Qualtrics; SurveyGizmo; Dedoose; Canva; Adobe Illustrator