Hallie joined CACF as a Policy Coordinator in December of 2019. Hallie graduated from Tulane University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health and Political Science. The following year she received her Master’s in Public Health from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with a focus in Health Policy. Her academic research focused on policies and regulation for the prevention and mitigation of chronic lead poisoning in New Orleans.
Hallie previously worked with a research team in New Orleans, Louisiana to study the rates of childhood lead poisoning. Her contribution to the L.E.A.D. Research Project primarily concerned the multigenerational epigenetic factors of lead poisoning in pregnant and lactating mothers. Her critical review and analysis of existing guidelines for lead testing in pregnant women and newborns is under review for publishing in the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. Hallie then moved to New York City to act as a Policy Analysis for the New York League of Conservation Voters, focusing on public health policy recommendations and participating in the NYC Lead Coalition.