Trisha Comsti

Program Officer

Trisha has provided strategic, policy, and communications expertise to non-government organizations, multilateral organizations, research institutions, and U.S. government agencies. Her work has spanned development issues including malaria, HIV/AIDS, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, human rights, and nutrition.

Prior to joining Panorama, Trisha was a program officer and project manager focusing on HIV/AIDS and then international cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She also was a research analyst contributing to the launch of RTI International’s new global non-communicable diseases initiative. In Washington, DC, she led health communications projects as deputy director at Palladian Partners and conducted advocacy work on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme’s nutrition and emergency food aid initiatives.

Trisha holds a masters of public health from Tulane University. She earned a bachelor of science degree in biology and a bachelor of arts degree in international affairs from the University of Virginia.