Stephanie McKay is a Research Assistant at the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University. Her primary research interests include public health policy, public health preparedness and response, and infectious diseases.

Prior to joining Georgetown, Stephanie worked as a policy manager at technical writer at Federal Occupational Health, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There, she developed policy and risk management programs that have been implemented across a national ambulatory health care system.

In 2017, Stephanie received an MPH in Global Health Program Design, Monitoring and Evaluation from George Washington University. During her Masters program, she completed her practicum with the WHO Regional Office for Europe (Division of Communicable Diseases and Health Security at the World Health Organization) where she conducted a gap analysis for the EU Pandemic Risk and Emergency Management Project.

Stephanie graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts in the Program of Liberal Studies.