Public Health Analyst
Laura Blum brings a quantitative background and solid foundation in epidemiology, statistical programming, and data analytics. She has spent most of her career increasing data literacy and capacity for data-driven decision-making within local, state, and federal public health departments.
Laura holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of California, San Diego and an M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Q & A
I can’t live without:
Coffee. I don’t feel human until I’ve had my first cup in the morning.
When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A marine biologist. I was (and still am) fascinated by sharks.
Best advice received:
Empowered women empower women.
Downtime: how do you relax?
I like to get out of the office and go outside! Running around in a park with my dog, hiking, cycling, and paddle boarding are all on my weekend wish list.