Laura Ellerbe, MS
Laura Ellerbe previously was a health services research analyst for nine studies at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Her 15-year career in grant-funded research spans the public, private, and non-profit sectors, including work at the VHA, the Public Health Institute, and Berkeley Policy Associates. Laura contributed to studies in such diverse areas as occupational health, cancer prevention, substance use disorders, and orthopedic surgery. In total, she co-authored 15 scientific manuscripts. Ready to pivot to a new field, she joined the CAPTC in 2018, and enjoys applying her varied skills to help deliver high-quality training and educational materials for the Office of Family Planning, Family PACT program. She finds the sexual and reproductive health field interesting and couldn’t have found a more supportive place to work. When she is not working, she enjoys cultural activities, museum exhibits, and strolls in new places.