A multi-disciplinary public health leader, Emily Boyle is an effective communicator, project manager, and critical thinker with experience analyzing public health issues working with stakeholders at all levels of government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations.
Emily has focused her career on the intersection of public health and emergency management. Prior to joining HMA, she served local health departments at the city and county level. She also worked for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) where she led several projects focused on increasing the capacity of rural and frontier local health departments, building community resilience, incorporating maternal and child health into preparedness, and evolving the public health emergency preparedness field.
Earlier in her career, Emily served as health educator and emergency preparedness coordinator at the Oswego County Health Department in rural upstate New York where she gained experience managing public health preparedness and opioid data grants. Emily developed and presented health programs on topics such as diabetes, infectious diseases, and vaping. She has vast experience in preparedness trainings and exercises as well as reviewing and updating emergency plans. When COVID-19 struck, she led the response in the county, supervising mass testing and vaccination clinics.
Emily is passionate about bringing people together to solve the most pressing problems in public health preparedness and envisions a more equitable, healthier society for all. She earned a Master of Science degree in emergency management from Adelphi University and a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from James Madison University.
Emily currently resides in Alexandria, VA, with her fiancé, Jake, and mini aussiedoodle, Charlie. She enjoys traveling and exploring new restaurants.