Policy Communications Editor
Stephanie Hedt is the Policy Communications Editor at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California. As a member of the Center’s External Affairs team, she oversees multiple platforms and communication strategies to effectively present the Center’s research to targeted audiences.
Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Hedt held positions with various community focused organizations in northern California, Arizona, and Washington State. Her experience includes personnel and organizational administration for Head Start, Early Head Start and California State Preschool programs; managing AmeriCorps members for a California Conservation Corps program; and building a food security program for the International Rescue Committee. While working towards her masters, she helped conduct research on public health interventions in South LA as part of a CDC research project.
Ms. Hedt holds a Bachelors in both Communication and Anthropology from University of Washington Seattle and a Masters of Public Policy from the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.