Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing
Director of Global Health Programs / Associate Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing
O 320 Wallace Hall
Kristina Graff began working at the Center for Health and Wellbeing in 2007, and she oversees several of the University's global health programs. Kristina previously served as the Director of Special Initiatives at the New York City Department of Health’s Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, where she advanced new programs in teen pregnancy prevention, breastfeeding promotion, and interventions targeting high-risk mothers and infants. Kristina has also worked in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America on policy, advocacy and service delivery programs to improve women’s health. She received her M.P.A. and a certificate in Health and Health Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University in 2005; she completed her B.A. at Duke University in 1997.
Program Manager, Center for Health and Wellbeing & Grants Administrator, CHW and Research Program in Development Studies
O 324 Wallace Hall
Susan Rizzo joined the Woodrow Wilson School in 1992. Prior to becoming the Program Manager for the Center for Health and Wellbeing, she managed the Undergraduate Program and served as the Director of Undergraduate Career Services for the Woodrow Wilson School.
Program Coordinator, Center for Health and Wellbeing
O 314 Wallace Hall
Office Administrator, Center for Health and Wellbeing
O 342 Wallace Hall
Research Specialist II, Research Program in Development Studies and Center for Health and Wellbeing
O 365 Wallace Hall
Alice Muehlhof began working at the Centers in September, 2005. She received her M.S. in Applied Statistics from West Chester University and her B.A. from Arcadia University.
O 349 Wallace Hall
Thu Vu began working at the Center in December 2000 as a Statistical Programmer. Thu previously worked as a Survey Sampling Specialist at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in Princeton, NJ and as a Data Manager at the Alan Guttmacher Institute, NY. Thu received her M.S. in Statistics from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños (UPLB).
Director, State Health Reform Assistance Network
Deputy Director, State Health Reform Assistance Network
O 339 Wallace Hall
Chad Shearer, State Network deputy director, coordinates technical assistance as a state liaison to Alabama, Oregon and Virginia while assisting in directing and organizing the State Network, a program housed within the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW). Chad is also a lecturer in public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School. He previously served as senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), where he was deputy director of the Medicaid Leadership Institute. Prior to joining CHCS, Chad worked on Capitol Hill for the chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health. In that role, he was responsible for Medicare managed care and prescription drug policy. Chad also served as a David A. Winston Health Policy Fellow with the Subcommittee on Health, focusing on coverage initiatives. He received his J.D. and Master of Health Administration degrees from the University of Iowa, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Coe College.
Senior Research Specialist II, State Health Reform Assistance Network
O 339 Wallace Hall
Galen Benshoof, State Network senior program manager, is based at the Center for Health and Wellbeing. He coordinates technical assistance to Illinois and assists with other State Network projects. He also helps lead the RWJF-funded State Health and Value Strategies program, which provides technical assistance to states in support of their efforts to enhance quality and value through payment and delivery system reforms. Previously, Galen held project management roles in health care workforce development in Seattle. In that capacity, he built coalitions across Washington State consisting of hospitals, labor unions and community colleges, providing new training opportunities for low-income workers and filling in-demand positions at local employers. He also managed the development of the first-ever apprenticeship program for home care workers. Galen received his Master in Public Affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, where he specialized in health policy, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College.
Research Specialist II, State Health Reform Assistance Network
O 339 Wallace Hall
Brian Shott, State Network Research Associate, is based at the Center for Health and Wellbeing. He provides logistical and project management assistance for the State Network. Prior to joining State Network in February 2014, Brian worked as a Legislative Aide for New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney. He also previously served as an Intern in the office of New Jersey State Senator Joseph Vitale, Chairman of the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee. Brian received his Master of Arts degree in political science from Temple University, with a concentration in American politics, and he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Rutgers University.