Mr. Ryan Calabrese currently serves as a Public Health Analyst in the Office of Neuroscience Communications and Engagement (ONCE), Digital Communications Branch at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at NIH, where he supports the Institute’s digital strategy in disseminating information on NINDS research advances and initiatives to various stakeholders including scientific and academic communities, as well as policy-makers, patients, and the public. A major component of Mr. Calabrese’s work involves strategic coordination and planning of public health campaigns such as the Mind Your Risks® campaign and Know Stroke campaign. Mr. Calabrese is also an active participant in the planning efforts focused on health disparities and health equity research at NINDS. Mr. Calabrese works across ONCE branches to support NINDS websites as well as other digital products, applications, and social media platforms. In ONCE, Mr. Calabrese also supports the NINDS Office of the Director, collaborating with the communications and policy offices to prepare materials and presentations related to all scientific programs aligned with the NINDS mission.
Mr. Calabrese began working at NIH as an intern in the Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and has been working at NINDS since 2016. He received his M.P.H. from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and his B.S. in behavioral and community health with a concentration in health communications from the University of Maryland School of Public Health.