VP of Business Development
For over a decade, Vienna Mbagaya, M.P.H. has worked for a number of organizations at international, federal, private, state and community levels in the areas of HIV/AIDS, malaria, social-behavioral health, and military psychological health. Her areas of expertise include epidemiologic data gathering and analysis, qualitative methods, health disparities research, behavioral health, clinical research study coordination, and health communications.
In her role as Medical Clinical Program Manager, Ms. Mbagaya assisted with the development of metrics to monitor the Department of Health and Human Services' progress against programmatic goals and objectives. Prior to that, she supported the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) at Booz Allen Hamilton. As an Epidemiologist, she co-authored psychological health literature reviews, designed literature search strategies, conducted pilot searches and drafted metrics content. Her work resulted in the development of deliverables that help inform DCoE’s psychological health initiatives and policies.
At Standard Technology Inc., Ms. Mbagaya’s research surrounded improving the quality of care for service members with psychological health issues. She evaluated military psychological health programs and identified best practices in care delivery. Ms. Mbagaya also conducted research to identify opportunities to incorporate integrative health as a military healthcare offering and highlight cutting-edge technologies to be used in theater to detect psychological health issues.
At George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Ms. Mbagaya was a Research Field Coordinator of two of the largest HIV/AIDS pilot studies in the U.S. There, she launched two longitudinal studies on HIV prevention among two high-risk groups in Washington, DC as part of the NIH- funded HIV Prevention Trials Network.
Ms. Mbagaya holds a master's degree in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services, and a bachelor's degree in Biology from Boston College.