Andrew Zapfel, MPH, PMP
American Society of Hematology
Andrew Zapfel, MPH, PMP, is a global health practitioner with expertise in community engagement, policy and advocacy, and health system strengthening.
He is the Manager of International Programs and Alliances at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and oversees a broad range of global sickle cell disease (SCD) activities. In particular, he manages the Consortium for Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA), a five-year demonstration study on newborn screening and early clinical interventions for SCD in sub-Saharan Africa, and is a founding member of the World Coalition on SCD. Before joining ASH, Andrew worked in global health, particularly in ensuring access to care for marginalized communities and implementing programs in East and West Africa on health system strengthening.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University at Buffalo. He is currently an adjunct professor at George Washington University.