Alanna Fogarty, MPH, M.Sc.

Senior Research Coordinator

Alanna Fogarty is a Senior Research Coordinator at the Center for Global Health Science and Security, supporting projects in biosafety, biosecurity, and health systems strengthening. 

Prior to joining the Center, Alanna worked as a research assistant for the School District of Philadelphia’s health and nutrition team, assisting with evaluating SNAP-Ed program implementation in schools. Alanna began her career working as a student researcher for the Drexel University Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, conducting key-informant interviews for an EPA-funded project focused on creating an online tool system to guide and support facility managers in improving their building’s water quality plans to reduce the spread of Legionella.

Alanna holds a Master of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University and a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Drexel University. A native of Ottawa, Canada, Alanna received her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Ottawa.

Alanna has represented Canada in rowing. Competing in the lightweight double and single at the 2018 Pan-American Games qualification regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the lightweight double at the 2016 and 2018 World University Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland, and Shanghai, China.