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Hilary Hahn, MPH, MEd

Research Scientist; Executive Director, Elevate: A Policy Lab to Elevate Mental Health and Disrupt Poverty

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Hilary Hahn, MPH, MEd

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    PO Box 207900, 230 South Frontage Road

    New Haven, CT 06520-7900

    United States



Hilary Hahn, EdM, MPH, is a Research Scientist at the Yale School of Public Health and the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine. Ms. Hahn has more than two decades of experience supporting multidisciplinary professionals and community members to adopt, implement and sustain innovative interventions models to address health and wellbeing. In her current role as Executive Director of the Elevate Policy Lab, Ms. Hahn leads a team of highly trained and qualified public health professionals to support government and community partners in their efforts to build family mental health as a pathway to economic and social mobility. Under her direction, Elevate is disseminating the MOMS Partnership®, a program model that has been demonstrated to significantly reduce depressive symptoms among under-resourced, over-burdened pregnant women and moms and increase the social and economic mobility of their families. In her prior role, Ms. Hahn served as Project Director for the Yale Center for Child Traumatic Stress and Recovery, a Category II site of SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Network.Ms. Hahn holds a Master’s in Educational Administration and Social Policy from Harvard and a Master’s in Public Health.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    San Diego State University (2003)
  • MEd
    Harvard Graduate School of Education, Administration, Planning and Social Policy (1996)
  • BA
    Cornell University, Classics and Women's Studies (1993)

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