Margaret Edmunds, Adjunct Faculty

Margaret Edmunds, PhD, is a Washington, DC-based policy analyst who specializes in information and communications technology in health care and public health. She has taught health policy and health communication at Johns Hopkins University since 1999, including online and field training in risk communication for the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness.

Dr. Edmunds has launched, managed, and evaluated policy initiatives and campaigns in hospitals and clinics, communities, non-profit organizations, and small businesses. She has held senior research and management positions at the University of California, San Francisco; Children’s Defense Fund; The Lewin Group; and Booz Allen Hamilton, where her work focused on the role of health information technology in health care transformation.  She is currently directing an Institute of Medicine study on Medicare and health care reform.

Dr. Edmunds teaches Emergency and Risk Communication.