Hannah E. Hardy
Adjunct Faculty; Director of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program at the Allegheny County Health Department
Hannah E. Hardy is the Director of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program at the Allegheny County Health Department.
In her current role, Hannah is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the countywide health and wellness campaign called Live Well Allegheny and all the programs and activities of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program including the Traffic Safety Education Project and Safe and Healthy Communities Program. She manages several state and federal grants from the Centers for Disease Control and the PA Department of Health that are implementing evidence-based population health programs. In her previous position, she was the Director of Operations and Programming for Let’s Move Pittsburgh based at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
Hannah has an 18-year career working in a mixture of both non-profit and local government positions in the areas of community development, public health, and the environment. She currently serves on the board of The Vintage Center for Active Adults, and the Steering Committee of the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council. She received her Master in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs with a Community Development Fellowship from HUD and a Bachelor Degree from Miami University of Ohio. She is enrolled in the PhD in Community Engagement Program at Point Park University. Her current research is on the impacts of high rates of vacant land and abandoned property on the health experiences of people living in deindustrialized communities and the policy implications.