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Natalie Rykiel, MSc

Natalie Rykiel, MSc, is a Research Program Coordinator for the Global NCD's Nepal Research Site. She oversees a COPD casefinding and self-management project and manages the formative qualitative research phase. She received her Masters of Science in Global Health from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, where she specialized in mental health in disasters, a focus that built on her Bachelors in Psychology.  Natalie has a background in qualitative research methods, fieldworker training, capacity building, and psychosocial support. She has done fieldwork in Tanzania, India and now Nepal.