Kandra Strauss-Riggs, MPH
Ms. Strauss-Riggs is developing the academic joint program of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health in collaboration with Dr. Kenneth Schor and the entire NCDMPH team.
Prior to joining the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Ms. Strauss-Riggs served as Program Director for Research at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) where she coordinated the growth of ASPEN’s complex research program in nutrition support. Earlier in her career, Ms. Strauss-Riggs served as a Project Coordinator with the National Education Association’s Health Information Network where she implemented and evaluated programs serving the health education needs of the NEA’s 3.2 million members.
Ms. Strauss-Riggs has a bachelor’s degree in sociology/anthropology from Guilford College and a Master’s in Public Health degree from George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.
Ms. Strauss-Riggs is collaboratively teaching the Community Health and Emergency Management course for BU HEM with Kate Porta.