Brittany Hagedorn is a financial analyst for the Institute for Disease Modeling. She collaborates with multiple disease teams to estimate the cost of proposed interventions and to assess their value in comparison to alternative strategies for disease control. Brittany is interested in questions around the value of information in helping policy makers design more cost-effective strategies, as well as the trade-offs between alternative intervention strategies under budgetary constraints. Prior to joining IDM, Brittany worked with North American healthcare delivery systems to optimize their workflows to improve safety and clinical outcomes while simultaneously reducing cost. She has also advised healthcare technology companies on product design and development. Brittany is an ASQ-certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Washington University in St. Louis.