April Bragg, Phd.

April Bragg received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Emory and Henry College, a PhD in cell biology from Vanderbilt University, and completed postdoctoral training in physiology and biophysics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Dr. April Bragg transitioned from the university research setting to pursue work in strategic program development, operational business growth, and public and private sector fundraising in nonprofit healthcare. Dr. Bragg was most recently employed by Mission Health System, where she was an active member of the Community Investment Committee and oversaw procurement of $10MM in grant funding for the system, as well as post-award management of an additional $9MM in grant awards. In her free time, April enjoys reading, writing, and entertaining her two cats, as well as running and hiking in the beautiful mountain region outside Asheville.