Kayla Albrecht, MPH, is a Media Relations Officer at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and a member of the Global Engagement Team. Her primary role is to provide journalists and other external audiences with the messages they need to tell compelling stories using IHME evidence and tools. Kayla also helps to drive overall news and social media strategy, track international coverage, and measure IHME’s impact on the global health conversation. She joined the Institute in 2016.
Kayla holds an MPH in Health Promotion and Behavioral Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) and a BA in Journalism and Communication from the University of Oregon.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.