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Vanessa Grégoire, MSc


Professional Profile

Ms. Grégoire is an Analyst at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Her primary research interests include health-related misinformation and disinformation in the context of public health response and preparedness, the impacts of climate change on global health, deliberate biological threats, and health system strengthening and resilience.    

Before joining the Center, Ms. Grégoire was a professional athlete. She competed in France’s Division 1 Féminine as a member of the ASJ Soyaux-Charente professional football team. Ms. Grégoire also partook in a year-long internship program at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). She contributed to numerous orthopedic clinical research studies addressing scoliosis, kyphosis, fractures, and growth plate injuries. Ms. Grégoire was also the supervisor for the Center for Achievement of Teens and Children with Hand Differences at CHLA. 

Ms. Grégoire received her MSc in global health policy from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London. Her thesis focused on global health policies addressing climate misinformation and disinformation on social media and addressed gaps in existing policies that resulted in recommendations for diverse stakeholders. Ms. Grégoire received a BA in anthropology and a certificate in global health and health policy from Princeton University. Her senior thesis consisted of ethnographic fieldwork at the Hyacinth AIDS Foundation and focused on exploring structural violence through storytelling.