Garrett leads work on evidence synthesis through the WHO Technical and Evidence Review Group on mHealth for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (mTERG), and facilitates the scale-up of mHealth solutions as technical lead of the WHO supported “UN EWEC IWG Catalytic Scale-up Grant Program for mHealth” in collaboration with the UN Foundation. He is the principal scientist coordinating the THRIVE (Technologies for Health Registries, Information, and Vital Events) Consortium multisite research trial of the Open Smart Register Platform (OpenSRP) for improving quality and coverage of essential RMNCH interventions across the continuum of care. Previously, Dr. Mehl coordinated research and evaluation on adolescents in the WHO Department of Child and Adolescent Health; and contributed to the development of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Previously, he worked at the Rockefeller Foundation, the World Bank, Johns Hopkins University, and the International Eye Foundation. Dr Mehl holds doctoral and masters degrees in International Health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He has lived and worked on health in developing countries for over 15 years.