Brigid Boettler is a Senior Specialist, Policy and Advocacy. Brigid supports the internal operations and external engagement work of the Policy, Advocacy and Communications Unit and the Office of the Chief Executive, primarily through the coordination and operation of events, meetings, and Congressional study tours. The Policy and Advocacy Unit also supports the advocacy work of MSH country offices.
Prior to MSH, Brigid worked in outreach for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, where she helped facilitate partnerships with patient advocacy groups and develop educational events and resources for medical professionals and their patients. She also served as a fellow with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, co-authoring a technical commission report on the public health impacts of mountaintop removal mining. Prior to her work in public health, Brigid served as a molecular protistology research assistant for the Center for Marine Science in Wilmington, North Carolina; her work focused on the molecular evolution of marine plant life. Brigid has a Master of Public Health in Global & Community Health from George Mason University and a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.