Program Analysis Branch

Christina (Christie) Drew, Ph.D., joined the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training, Program Analysis Branch in 2007 and became branch chief in 2009. She received her Ph.D. in geography from the University of Washington in 2002 for her work on transparent communication of complex environmental health decisions. She has a Master of Health Science degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, and an undergraduate degree in government from the College of William and Mary.

Drew has been a researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle and the Institute for Evaluating Health Risks in Washington, D.C. She has also worked at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen and at Ross & Associates Environmental Consulting in Seattle. Her research interests have included environmental health risk communication, nuclear waste cleanup, community-based participatory research, geographic information systems, children’s environmental health, pesticide exposure, and research evaluation.