Miranda Bodfish, BA, MDP
Senior Public Health Advisor, CHAMPS
Miranda Bodfish has served as a Public Health Advisor in the Center for Global Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) since joining as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2012. In her current position, she is Senior Public Health Advisor focused on management of CHAMPS Science Team business and operational functions.
Miranda previously served as Program Manager with CDC’s National Public Health Institute Program in the Center for Global Health/Division of Global Health Protection. In this role, she helped develop a program and provide technical assistance to establish and strengthen governmental public health institutes across a portfolio of 20 countries. She has served in various CDC global health positions including Deputy Ebola Response Lead in Guinea in 2014 and 2015, Country Officer in the Division of Global HIV/AIDS, and in the Center for Global Health to monitor the implementation of CDC’s Global Health Strategy.
Prior to joining CDC, Miranda studied Islam and rural development in Senegal, worked on gender and food security projects with CARE in Benin and India, and managed a citizenship program for immigrants and refugees in Seattle. She has a Master’s in International Development Practice from Emory University and a BA in International Studies and Black Studies from Denison University, where she also studied French.