Erin Hagan

Deputy Dir
Evidence for Action

Dr. Hagan is the Deputy Director of Evidence for Action (E4A) – a national research grant-making program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). In this role, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, including application review, grant management, and dissemination activities. Over the course of her career Dr. Hagan has worked across a variety of sectors including non-profit, philanthropic, and government. She brings experience in social, economic, and health equity, cultural humility, public policy, business, and evaluation. Prior to joining E4A, Dr. Hagan was the Acting Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. She also previously worked for PolicyLink – a national social and economic equity advocacy organization – where she served as the Technical Assistance Team Lead for the RWJF Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity, among other responsibilities.



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