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Emily Pond, MPH
Research Data Analyst

public health policy health equity outbreak preparedness and response

Emily Pond, MPH
Emily Pond, MPH

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Professional Profile

Ms. Pond is a Staff Researcher at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. She currently works with the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center on the Testing Insights Initiative, using statistics to provide a comprehensive view of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Her primary academic interests include public health policy, health equity, and outbreak preparedness and response.

Ms. Pond received an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2020. Her research focused on HIV care accessibility for women in the United States. Prior to enrolling in the master’s program, she worked for over 2 years as a Laboratory Manager and Research Technician at the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, studying the chemopreventive effects of aspirin. During the same period, she also worked as a science journalist, summarizing the contents of major medical journals for several online publications.

In 2016, she received a BA in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University. As a student, she worked in a research laboratory at the Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation developing topical drug delivery systems intended to prevent the spread of HIV.


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