Breanne Wright, PhD
Deputy Director, Science Department
Breanne (she/her/hers) provides strategic oversight to facilitate and strengthen the use of rigorous scientific methods and standards across the organization; provides scientific expertise, review, and data analysis support to all program teams; and serves as a liaison between CSPI and external scientists in academia and at partnering organizations. Breanne also manages a team of scientists spanning various policy issue areas, and leads CSPI’s efforts on sodium and FDA guidance.
Prior to joining CSPI, Breanne completed a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at University of Maryland–Baltimore County, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Nutrition Science at Purdue University, and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH).
Breanne joined CSPI in June 2020.
What's the most inspiring part of your job?
"I'm most inspired to work every day alongside brilliant, passionate advocates who are committed to scientific integrity and rigor, as well as making a meaningful impact on public health."