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Jamie Adachi brings public health, research, and health communications skills to HMA. With experience in conducting community health needs assessments, program evaluation, program planning, curriculum development, qualitative and quantitative research, and health communications, she supports colleagues on a wide variety of publicly funded healthcare projects.
Prior to joining HMA, Jamie worked extensively in the health communications space at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and two global public relations agencies – Weber Shandwick and Porter Novelli. While at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Viral Hepatitis, Jamie conducted immigrant and refugee health, migration, and demographic research that informed the improvement and expansion of the CDC’s national campaigns, Know Hepatitis and Know More Hepatitis. While interning at Weber Shandwick, Jamie partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address three of the United Nation’s sustainable development goals to promote gender equality, end poverty, and promote clean water and sanitation.
Jamie served as a research associate for Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (GACTSA) in the Tracking and Evaluation division. She evaluated the impact and scope of GACTSA’s health science research and developed infographics for the organization’s communications channels.
Jamie holds a Master of Public Health from Emory University, where she studied community and social factors that influence health and health behaviors.
A native Chicagoan, Jamie is currently enjoying the Pacific Northwest’s beautiful terrain, making sure to opt outside every weekend to hike, ski, and rock climb.