Kacie Dragan, MPH

Assistant Research Scientist, NYU Wagner

Kacie Dragan serves as the analyst and project manager for NYU Wagner's Policies for Action (P4A) hub, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded research group. Under the direction of NYU Wagner Dean Sherry Glied and in collaboration with HEAL and faculty across NYU, the Hub's research focuses on evaluating the effect of non-health policies, such as housing, education, or transportation policies, on the health of Medicaid patients. Kacie previously worked at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on several epidemiology projects, including as a co-author of the 2015 Community Health Profiles -- neighborhood-level summaries of key health, social, and economic metrics for each of NYC's 59 neighborhoods. She received her Master's in Public Health from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and her Bachelor's from Barnard College.