Nagy: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award


Annie Nagy (IDM ’10) is the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program administrator at the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD). Nagy uses current public health science and evidence-based practices to manage the weC.A.R.E. and Healthy Families Allegheny programs. Nagy analyzes quantitative and qualitative health information to assist in program implementation and establishes community relationships to promote and support the MCH Program’s strategic plan.

Previously, Nagy served ACHD as human resources administrator and as AmeriCorps program director for the National Health Corps Pittsburgh, where she mentored corps members in local organizations serving populations most in need, such as Homewood Children's Village, Squirrel Hill Food Pantry, Operation Safety Net, and Global Links. Through monthly trainings and service projects, Nagy provided AmeriCorps members opportunities to learn about public health, social determinants of health, and professional and personal development. She also encouraged AmeriCorps members to think beyond their host sites by participating in volunteer experiences such as at Veterans' Affairs hospitals in Pittsburgh.

Prior to her work with AmeriCorps, Nagy served as a program manager with the U.S. Forest Service International Programs in West Africa, where she identified technical assistance needs in collaboration with host-country forest management agencies, nongovernmental organizations, international donor organizations, and other sector stakeholders. She previously also served as a health program officer with Save the Children in Guinea, as an Albert Schweitzer Public Health Fellow with the Protection of Mothers and Infants program in the Lambaréné region of Gabon, and as a VISIONS Service Adventures director in Ghana, West Africa, and in Guadeloupe, West Indies.

Nagy earned her MPH in infectious disease management in 2010 from Pitt Public Health.


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