Celia Hagan, MPH
Her work brings together science and policy to help shape national health outcomes. Leveraging her background in molecular and laboratory sciences, she excels at translating scientific concepts for policymakers to achieve client needs. At CRD, she works with the American Brain Coalition and the Society for Neuroscience on their advocacy efforts.
Prior to CRD, Celia was the Director of Regulatory and Public Policy at the Association of Public Health Laboratories where she advocated for a strong public health laboratory network. She successfully improved public health emergency regulatory coordination between federal agencies during the Zika outbreak. Prior to APHL, Celia worked in a research laboratory at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center studying host-virus interactions in Seattle, WA.
Celia holds a BA in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology from Whitman College and an MPH concentrated in infectious diseases and emergency preparedness from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.