Colleen Mone Hardy is a field epidemiologist with the International Rescue Committee, a non-governmental organization that provides humanitarian assistance, protection and resettlement services to refugees and victims of armed conflict. In this position, she provides technical support to International Rescue Committee’s health programs in a number of countries. Colleen has worked in a variety of humanitarian settings with the IRC, the World Food Program (WFP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Africa and S.East Asia. She represented IRC on an interagency assessment team, which included US military, UN and Non-governmental agencies, off the west coast of Sumatra Island, following the tsunami. She is currently working in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a five member IRC team, assisting with a number of assessments.