Taryn Vian is Clinical Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. Her consulting, research, and teaching focus on corruption and health, good governance, public-private partnerships, financial management and supply management systems. Dr. Vian has analyzed corruption vulnerabilities in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Mozambique, Malawi and Vietnam for clients including USAID, WHO, Transparency International, the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center in Norway, and the Council of Europe. She has led qualitative and quantitative research examining the practice of informal payments in Albania, Vietnam, and Moldova. Dr. Vian analyzed financial reforms to improve transparency and accountability in Lesotho public hospitals, and has evaluated one of the first hospital public-private partnerships in Africa. She has participated in Global Advisory Groups and expert meetings organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, UNDESA and WHO on logistics management, public engagement in anti-corruption, and transparency in the pharmaceutical sector. Dr. Vian has worked in over 37 countries including two years managing a child health project in the Philippines. She is also a master teacher, having won many teaching awards including the Norman A Scotch award for excellence in teaching in 2011, the highest teaching award offered by the School of Public Health. Dr. Vian is a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Cameroon and has a BA in Philosophy from Colgate University, an MS in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a PhD in Public Policy and Global Health from Boston University.