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Christina Potter, MSPH
Senior Analyst, Research Associate

Infectious disease control public health preparedness and response global health policy

Christina Potter, MSPH
Christina Potter, MSPH

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Professional Profile

Ms. Potter is an Analyst at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and a Research Associate in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her primary research interests include analysis of outbreak preparedness and response in domestic and international contexts as well as the intersection between health systems strengthening and health security.

Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Potter received her MSPH degree in global disease epidemiology and control from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. During her studies, Ms. Potter completed her practicum and capstone with the Center for Health Security, conducting an evaluation of Uganda’s Ebola preparedness and response measures and analyzing rationale for past public health emergency of international concern declarations. Additionally, Ms. Potter served as a research assistant for the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for a scoping literature review regarding the conceptualization and use of political will on behalf of vulnerable populations. While at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, she also earned a certificate in humanitarian health.

Ms. Potter has a BS in cell and molecular biology with a minor in global health from Northeastern University. During this period, Ms. Potter completed an internship at Sanofi Pasteur, assisting with vaccine development for respiratory syncytial virus, and an internship with the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, conducting qualitative research and surveillance activities for typhoid fever.


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