Bryan Schaaf oversees the refugee health portfolio of the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. In this capacity, he is responsible for developing and coordinating the Bureau’s humanitarian health policies and programs with other governmental, non-governmental, and international partners. He works closely with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to improve humanitarian assistance programs. In addition to refugee health, he also works on issues relating to emergency response, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning. Prior to his current position, he worked at the Office of Global Health Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Haiti from 2000-2002. He belongs to the Dupont Circle Rotary Club in Washington DC and is involved in a number of domestic and international volunteer initiatives.
Policy Officer at the US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Migration
Areas of Expertise: Politics and Diplomacy
Country of Origin: United States of America
City of Residency: Washington D.C., U.S.A.