Avery Hong was Global Health Initiative Research Fellow at the Center for Global Health Science and Security. As a fellow, she worked on how to mobilize and engage the private sector within the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA)-participating countries in Western Pacific Asia region. Her research interests include global health security and policy, as well as communicable disease surveillance and response systems.

Avery received a Master of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Art in Chemistry from Concordia University.