Kristy Mugavero, RN, MSN, MPH
Public Health Analyst, Sodium Reduction in Communities Program, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kristy Mugavero leads the Sodium Reduction in Communities Program in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP). Prior to joining DHDSP, Kristy worked in the Policy Office of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. In this role, Kristy worked on multiple chronic disease related issues including adolescent and school health, obesity and physical activity, and cardiovascular health. Prior to joining CDC, Kristy began her career as a registered nurse in post- surgical cardiovascular unit. Kristy earned Master’s Degrees in nursing and in public health in 2006.