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Anastasia Edwards


About Anastasia

Anastasia was born and raised in New York City in the borough of Queens. She graduated from George Mason University with a BA in Human Development and Family Science with a minor in Public Health in 2019 and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health & Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health in 2021.

Anastasia is currently working on our federal healthcare team to support High Reliability Organization (HRO) policy, governance, strategy, and communications efforts. The goal of her work will be to reduce patient harm and improve clinical outcomes.

During graduate school, she worked as a research assistant for the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes where she interviewed parents and children for their autoimmunity screening project and educated on type I diabetes and celiac disease. During the covid-19 pandemic, she worked as a surveillance officer position began with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. She interviewed healthcare personnel and their Covid-19 exposures, personal protective equipment (PPE) and patient interactions within the Denver metropolitan area. After graduation, she worked as a covid-19 epidemiology liaison for the CDC Foundation where she supported Tacoma Pierce County Health Department (TPCHD) on data analysis, immunizations, and vaccination rate reports.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball and softball, exploring live music venues and spoiling her adorable cat named Mimzy.

Career Highlights

  • Ward Circle Strategies, Associate
  • CDC Foundation, Epidemiology Covid-19 Liaison
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Surveillance Officer
  • Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, Research Assistant

3 Fun Facts

  • She studied abroad at the University of Malta during the 2017 fall semester
  • She won the science fair three years in a row, ask about her hovercraft
  • In 2022, she accidentally sat in front of Joe Biden during mass and joined the church in singing him “Happy Birthday”