Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service
Program Officer, Medical Reserve Corps Program
Partner Readiness and Emergency Programs Division
Office of Emergency Management
LCDR Christina Kirby serves as Program Officer of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program under the Partner Readiness and Emergency Programs Division within the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). LCDR Kirby is responsible for providing operational support for the MRC Program while also upholding the missions of ASPR and OEM.
LCDR Kirby recently joined MRC after five years of service with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). LCDR Kirby began her federal government career as a civil servant with the FDA in 2010, and was commissioned by the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) in November 2012. At the FDA, she worked as a Regulatory Project Manager with the Office of Generic Drugs, and as a Regulatory Review Officer with the Office of Management. Prior to the FDA, LCDR Kirby worked as a clinical and community pharmacist in Washington State.
LCDR Kirby has served as a member of the USPHS Rapid Deployment Force Team 5 (RDF-5), a team capable of responding to many public health emergencies and urgent health needs arising from a major disaster or other event.
LCDR Kirby graduated from the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy in 2004, with a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is married and loves to spend time with friends and family.
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