Lecturer, Health Sciences

Noah Barclay-Derman holds his Master of Public Health degree from the Global Health Department at the University of Washington’s School of Public Health and an International Development Graduate Certificate from the Evans School of Public Affairs. Before joining the UVM faculty, Noah was the deputy director of Development in Gardening (DIG), overseeing programs at the intersection of agriculture and health in Senegal, Kenya and Uganda.  He has 15 years of experience working on global health issues in the public and private sectors both domestically and internationally. Noah’s areas of interest include food security and nutrition, sustainable development, and monitoring and evaluation. Noah is also a returned Peace Corps volunteer, for which he served communities impacted by HIV/AIDS in northeast Thailand.


• Curran S and Derman N. "Population and Environment in Southeast Asia: Complex Dynamics and Trends," Demographic Change in Southeast Asia: Recent Histories and Future Directions. Cornell University, 2012: 185-209.
Derman N. "What Can One Garden Do? Addressing Nutritional Needs, Adherence Levels and Empowering Communities in Nyanza Province, Kenya." International AIDS Conference 2012.
Derman N. (2010) "The Silencing of Health Needs: Masculinity and Health Behavior in Rural Thailand." (Master dissertation). University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Presented at APHA Conference 2010.

Associations and Affiliations

Development in Gardening (DIG) deputy director

Noah Barclay-Derman, M.P.H.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Global health, food security and nutrition, social determinants of health, monitoring and evaluation, project planning and implementation.


  • M.P.H., Global Health; Schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Washington
  • B.A., English Literature and Cultural Studies; Kalamazoo College
  • Certificate, International Development Policy and Management; Evans School of Public Policy at the University of Washington
  • Certificate, Chinese Language and Cultural Studies; Beijing Institute of Education


Office Location:

302 Rowell Building

Courses Taught

HSCI 102 Epidemics
HSCI 103 Foundations of Global Health
HSCI 130 Health Promotions
HSCI 250 Writing for Health Professionals