Maeh is a Presidential Management Fellow and Public Health Analyst on the Policy, Strategy, and Translation Team in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health where she also serves as the global tobacco control policy liaison.
Prior to that, she supported the coordination and tracking of CDC’s Epidemiologic Assistance (Epi-Aids), a mechanism to respond to international and domestic emergency responses. She also worked in CDC’s Zika and opioid responses.
She received her bachelor’s degree in applied nutrition from California Polytechnic (Cal Poly) State University in San Luis Obispo, CA and her master’s degree in public health, with a focus on epidemiology, from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Maeh’s area of interests include global health, emergency response and preparedness, and the translation of evidence-based research into public policy. She hopes to leverage her DrPH training to grow personally and professionally, and influence thoughtful and strategic approaches to current and future public health work.