Krysten Thomas, M.P.H
Krysten Thomas is a rising fourth-year JD Candidate in the evening program at the Georgetown University Law Center, and she is currently serving as a COVID-19 researcher at the Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security and as a summer associate in the Washington, DC office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, where she is working with the healthcare, government contracts, and litigation
practice groups. In the 2021-2022 academic year, Krysten will be a student attorney in the Health Justice Alliance Clinic at Georgetown, a legal intern in the US Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of General Counsel, and a COVID-19 and HIV and AIDS researcher at the Georgetown O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, while continuing her work with the Georgetown Center for Global Health Science
Previously, Krysten has worked for the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, the DC Court of Appeals, the DC Office of Administrative Hearings, Avalere Health, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc., the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership, the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, the Yale HAVEN Free Clinic, the US Senate, Novo Nordisk Inc., the New South Wales Parliament, URS Corporation, the US Election Assistance Commission, the Center for American Progress, and the US House of Representatives. She has recently been a 2021 Ignite Change Fellow at EMILY’s List and a District of Columbia Delegate to the 2020
Democratic National Convention, as well.
Krysten holds a MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Yale School of Public Health, which she earned with thesis honors, and a BA in Government, Sociology, and International Relations from Wesleyan University.