Cristina Rabadán-Diehl

Associate Director

Cristina Rabadán-Diehl, Ph.D., an Associate Director for Clinical Trials, joined Westat in 2018 after a 25-year career at the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services. She is a multidisciplinary scientist with vast experience in chronic noncommunicable diseases and global health. Dr. Rabadán-Diehl serves as a scientific lead in several projects as well as develops partnerships with domestic and international government and nongovernment stakeholders. A native Spanish speaker, with a long-term commitment to Hispanic health, Dr. Rabadán-Diehl promotes, particularly in the U.S. and the Region of the Americas, Westat’s commitment to improving lives through research.

Dr. Rabadán-Diehl is a Professorial Lecturer at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, where she teaches Global Health Diplomacy.


Ph.D., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Miami
M.P.H., Social and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Pharm.D., Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain)

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