Alyssa Ragan, MPH

Emergency Preparedness Manager

Alyssa Ragan is an Emergency Preparedness Manager at the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Institute for Disaster Management. She has her Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Georgia. She holds numerous certifications from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF), and an amateur radio license.

In her role, she manages multiple programs from curriculum development and logistics to teaching. She currently works on the Georgia Long Term Care Infectious Disease Educational Program, and the South Carolina Long Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Program. She assists with teaching DMAN 7100, 7200, and FYOS courses. She has presented on multiple projects and their impacts in Georgia, the U.S., and internationally.

Alyssa enjoys attending Georgia Football games and camping with her family in a 1976 Airstream they renovated.