Krysten Thomas, M.P.H

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Krysten Thomas is a JD Candidate in the evening program at the Georgetown University Law Center and a Legal Research Assistant at the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security, where she currently focuses on COVID-19 law. Krysten is also a Research Assistant at the Georgetown University O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, where she focuses on policies related to COVID-19 and HIV and AIDS. This fall, Krysten will be a Law Clerk in the United States Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, and earlier this year, Krysten was elected to be a Democratic National Convention Delegate for the District of Columbia.

Previously, Krysten has worked for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings, Avalere Health, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc., the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership, the World Health Organization Department of Reproductive Health and Research, the Yale HAVEN Free Clinic, the United States Senate, Novo Nordisk Inc., the New South Wales Parliament, URS Corporation, the United States Election Assistance Commission, the Center for American Progress, and the United States House of Representatives.

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.