The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Naomi Blumberg David

Adjunct Lecturer

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Office: Bernstein-Marcus Administration Center 73-10
Phone: 781-736-4363
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  • HS 240b - Professional Writing


  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University

Naomi Blumberg David

Adjunct Lecturer


Naomi Blumberg David was appointed as Adjunct Faculty in 2017 and teaches Professional Writing for the Global Health Policy and Management, Conflict Resolution and Coexistence and Sustainable International Development degree programs at Heller. As an instructor, she has a special passion for coaching and mentoring graduate students and young professionals from culturally diverse backgrounds in academic advancement, career development and life choices.

Committed to promoting social equity, diversity and inclusion, Ms. Blumberg David is an International Development practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the Global Health, Humanitarian Relief and Disability Education sectors. She has served with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held positions with several International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and co-led Department of State refugee initiatives.

Ms. Blumberg David is a versatile technical writer/editor and accomplished proposal development specialist with a record of multi-million-dollar awards for clients including Johns Hopkins University, University Research Co., Center for Human Services (URC/CHS); Genzyme (Third Sector New England); CARE/USA; International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI); Hellen Keller National Center (HKNC); John Snow Inc. Research and Training Institute (JSI); Hesperian Health Guides; Management Sciences for Health (MSH); Perkins International; Pathfinder International; Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF); EngenderHealth and Chemonics International.

She has worked in over 20 developing countries, traveled extensively, resided in Asia and speaks Spanish. Her areas of interest include: Global Health, Conflict and Forced Migration, Diversity and Inclusion, Disability Rights and Education, Orphans and Vulnerable Populations, Gender-based Violence, Ethnicity and Race, Food Security, Poverty Eradication, Leadership and Governance, Social Accountability, Public Health Commodity Security and International Adoption.

Ms. Blumberg David holds an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health and a BA from Brandeis University. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children adopted from Kathmandu, Nepal.