Sandra Bedoya-Hanson

Public Health Advisor
Sandra Bedoya-Hanson has 15 years of professional experience in public health. She works as a Public Health Advisor for the CDC’s Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), providing strategic and programmatic technical assistance to partners and country programs in Latin America and Africa. Originally from Colombia, Sandra came to the US to pursue her graduate studies. Her domestic and international public health career, including 13 plus years of living overseas has been focused on HIV/AIDS programming working with CBOs and INGOs, to improve the quality of and access to HIV services for Latino and other minority groups. Prior to joining CDC, Sandra was the State Department Assistant Refugee Coordinator for the Horn of Africa-based in Ethiopia, where she played a leadership role in the international response to the refugee and migration crises in the region. Sandra holds a degree in Clinical Psychology from the Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia, and a Masters in Public Health from Tulane University.
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