Communications Manager

Joe Nallen is the Communications Manager at CrisisReady, where he oversees the design, development, and distribution of research content and data products.

Joe oversees CrisisReady’s content development framework, the strategic placement of its research products, and the processes for disseminating periodic updates during crises. Working in close collaboration with CrisisReady’s researchers, he assists in distributing key research findings, data visualizations, and analyses to international response organizations and the public health community, at large. In addition to this, he plays a supervisory role in the planning of events, webinars, regional workshops, and podcasts.

Before joining the CrisisReady team, Joe was the Web and Communications Lead at The Fletcher School, the graduate school of international affairs and public policy at Tufts University. In this role, he led web design and development projects and communications campaigns for the central marketing department, and for various research centers across the school. The research projects he was involved in focused on various topics, including the infrastructural gaps in broadband access across the United States, the national and global preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the forecasted trajectory of digital innovation across the globe.

Joe has a vested interest in public health and its intersections with emerging technology, digitalization, and social policy. He is particularly interested in improving access to healthcare in underserved communities through novel digital health interventions.


  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Global and Population Health
  • Digital Health Interventions
  • Equitable Healthcare Delivery
  • Environmental Health

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