Gabrielle
Essix

Program Officer, Global Biological Policy and Programs

Global Biological Policy & Programs (NTI | Bio)

Bio

Gabrielle V. Essix joined NTI as a program officer for Global Biological Policy and Programs in June 2021. In this role, she works on projects to strengthen global health security.

Prior to joining NTI, Essix was a project analyst and operations manager for the Science and Technology division of Merrick & Company, where she supported development, execution, and technical knowledge research related to laboratory operations and transition, biosafety, biosecurity, WMD non-proliferation, and health security for domestic and international projects with commercial and government clients.

She holds an M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University, and a B.S. in Public Health from American University with a minor in Biochemistry. During her graduate program, Essix worked for Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security analyzing governments’ neglected tropical disease control programs.

Projects

Global Health Security Index

Global Health Security Index

The GHS Index highlights individual country needs, boost compliance with international standards, and create better understanding of global capabilities to prevent, detect, and respond to biological threats.

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