Senior Climate and Health Specialist
National Climate Assessment Staff (NCA)
Amanda is the Senior Climate and Health Specialist for the USGCRP National Coordination Office. In this role, she facilitates the integration and implementation of health-related activities across USGCRP work streams, coordinates the Interagency Crosscutting Group on
Climate Change and Human Health (CCHHG), participates in coordination efforts for the National Climate Assessment and supports other USGCRP interagency working groups.
Prior to joining USGCRP, Amanda worked at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health where she managed the $59 million polio earmark, lead climate
risk management and environmental compliance for Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition programs and activities, worked on various health procurements, and worked with various missions globally on child health and immunization activities. In 2016, Amanda earned an M.P.H. in Global Environmental Health from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health where she studied Water Sanitation and Hygiene and completed a thesis on Integrating Hygiene into Maternal and Child Health programs. Amanda also holds a BA in International Affairs and German with a minor in Biology from the Florida State University.