Brianna Hanson, MPH
As Program Officer, Brianna Hanson focuses on health care policy issues such as maternal-child health and health care disparities. She focuses on outreach to galvanize and engage leaders, decision makers, and organizations to drive policies that improve health care safety, quality, and accessibility.
Prior to joining the Quality Institute, Brianna worked as an epidemiologist for the CDC Foundation, contracted by the New York State Department of Health to support the New York State Wastewater Surveillance Network. She brings her experience as Assistant Access Management Coordinator at RWJBarnabas Health to her policy work on health care access. She regularly saw patients struggle with access and affordability through her work in the emergency department.
Brianna’s experiences also include project management and literature reviews for OPEN Health, and she was an Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, where she provided quality control to ensure compliance with the regulations of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Brianna has long supported mission-focused organizations and previously worked in areas such as supporting survivors of human trafficking and fighting hunger and poverty.
Brianna earned a Master of Public Health, Health Systems and Policy, from Rutgers School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science, Public Policy, at Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.