Alyssa Alesandra

Alyssa Alessandra

Lecturer and Field Coordinator, Master of Public Health Program
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences



  • Politics and Practice of Public Health, and Health Policy
  • Public Health Practice and Leadership
  • Health Disparities and Cultural Issues


  • Vaccinations
  • Access to Care
  • Health Disparities


  • BSN, Moravian College
  • MPH, Benedictine University

Academic Profile

Alyssa is a Registered Nurse (RN) who has spent her career working in public health. Alyssa earned a BSN from Moravian College and an MPH from Benedictine University with concentrations in Epidemiology and Health Management and Policy. Alyssa is currently pursuing her DrPH at Capella University with further exploration of epidemiology. Alyssa’s research focuses on vaccine knowledge and uptake. Alyssa has expertise in Communicable Disease and Public Health Emergency Preparedness. Alyssa spent several years working as a Public Health Nurse. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Alyssa served as the Nurse Supervisor at hundreds of COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Clinics. Alyssa enjoys teaching public health professionals and contributing to their passion for the field.

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