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Emma Biegacki, MPH

Program Manager, Addiction Medicine; Program Coordinator, CHAMP, General Internal Medicine


Emma is a public health professional specialized in program management and evaluation, with 9+ years of domestic and international experience spanning the public, non-profit and health tech sectors. Her prior work has centered around addressing structural and socioeconomic barriers to care for individuals with complex needs at the nexus of HIV, substance use, and related complications. She is invested in reducing health disparities and improving wellbeing for people who use drugs, dismantling structures of oppression, and advancing principles and strategies of harm reduction through community-led policy-and-practice reform. Emma holds an MPH in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice from the University of Washington, where she completed her thesis work on evaluating and advancing anti-racist clinical practice in the HIV care setting. She earned her BA in Public Health from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to serving as Program Manager of the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine, Emma coordinates the Collaborative Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine in Primary Care (CHAMP) Program.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    University of Washington, Community-Oriented Public Health Practice (2019)
  • BA
    University of Pennsylvania, Public Health (2015)

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