Laudan Behrouz-Ghayebi

Pronouns: She/Her

Project Manager, National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP), Columbia Climate School

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 401
New York, NY 10115-0095


Laudan Behrouz-Ghayebi is rejoining the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) as a Project Manager focusing on the FEMA housing recovery training grants. She started her public health career working for NCDP primarily focused on the Student Surge Capacity for Outbreak Investigation (Team Epi!) program while contributing to the CDC-funded web-based training programs from 2004-2011. She then went on to work for Columbia University’s G.H. Sergievsky Center to manage a research study, “the Genetic Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease in African Americans,” funded by the National Institute of Aging.

After relocating to Maine, Laudan worked closely with local and regional government agencies on various community-based public health campaigns. She also served as an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist for the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention, as Program Manager and Adjunct Faculty for the University of New England’s (UNE) Graduate Programs in Public Health, and as Adjunct Faculty for UNE’s School of Nursing and Population Health. Among the courses, Laudan taught were Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and Global Health. Most recently, Laudan was a Writer & Researcher for One River Grants, a New York State-based grants development and consulting firm.

Laudan received her MPH in Epidemiology and Global Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.