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Deanna Tollefson

Postdoctoral Researcher, Fred Hutch Cancer Center

Deanna Tollefson holds a PhD in Global Health Implementation Science from the University of Washington and an MPH in Global Environmental health from Emory University. Between her graduate and doctoral studies, Deanna worked as an epidemiologist for the CDC where she focused on strengthening TB surveillance across Africa and Asia and encouraged national TB programs to use data for decision-making. In this position, Deanna also served as lead coordinator for CDC’s TB prevention and control projects in China. Deanna is interested in working with global health implementers to design, evaluate, and scale-up evidence-based interventions to improve livelihoods in resource-limited settings.

Deanna currently works as a Postdoctoral Researcher for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center.