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Christine E. Zizzi, M.P.A.

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Christine Zizzi, MPA is a health policy researcher with experience in health policy recommendation and implementation. She brings over 5 years of experience engaging with government and regulatory agencies, non-profits, community organizations, and pharmaceutical companies. Christine founded and leads CHeT Health, which aims to explore the role of health policy in shaping health outcomes, improve understanding of health disparities, advance policies to improve health equity, and augment the involvement of diverse populations during therapeutic trials. She holds a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs with a certificate in Health and Health Policy. She received her BA in economics from Hamilton College.



BA | Hamilton College

MPA | Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs
Health Policy


Journal Articles

Varma A, Weinstein J, Seabury J, Rosero S, Zizzi C, Alexandrou D, Wagner E, Dilek N, Heatwole J, Wuu J, Caress J, Bedlack R, Granit V, Statland J, Mehta P, Benatar M, Kaat A, Heatwole C. "The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-health index (ALS-HI): development and evaluation of a novel outcome measure." Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration.. 2023 May 15; :1-9. Epub 2023 May 15.

Zizzi C, Seabury J, Rosero S, Alexandrou D, Wagner E, Weinstein JS, Varma A, Dilek N, Heatwole J, Wuu J, Caress J, Bedlack R, Granit V, Statland JM, Mehta P, Benatar M, Heatwole C. "Patient reported impact of symptoms in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (PRISM-ALS): A national, cross-sectional study." EClinicalMedicine.. 2023 Jan; 55:101768. Epub 2022 Dec 13.

Rosero S, Weinstein J, Seabury J, Zizzi C, Wagner E, Varma A, Heatwole J, Alexandrou D, Ms ND, Johnson BA, Heatwole C. "Disease Burden in Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Results From a Large Cross-Sectional Study." Journal of child neurology.. 2022 Dec 19; :8830738221135918. Epub 2022 Dec 19.