Emma Dewhurst, MPP, is a Research Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation. Her focus is on the Public Health Workforce Interest and Needs Survey (PH WINS), the only nationally representative survey of the state and local government workforce, and MADE for Health Justice grant.
Emma earned her MPP with a concentration in program evaluation and policy analysis from the George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. While in graduate school, Emma worked as a Senior Research Assistant for the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, where she worked primarily on healthcare workforce well-being and reproductive health workforce initiatives. While at Mullan Institute, Emma also served as a Project Coordinator for the Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Technical Assistance Center, a program focused on mitigating the drivers and effects of burnout and moral injury among the health and public safety workforce. Before moving to the DC area, Emma worked as a program coordinator and case manager for social services and workforce development nonprofit in Cincinnati, Ohio. Emma holds a BA in political science and a minor in economics from the University of Cincinnati.