Isabella Turilli

Isabella Turilli is a graduate student in international relations at Oxford University, where she is a Rhodes Scholar. She was previously a research associate for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Prior to joining CFR, she conducted and published research with the Center for Global Health Science and Security, the Bansal Lab, and as a Fellow with the Global Irish Studies Initiative. She has also served extensively as an emergency medical technician (EMT) in the District of Columbia, and worked as an EMT instructor and quality improvement officer with Georgetown EMS and the DC Department of Health. Turilli graduated with a bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, and International Affairs with a focus on global health policy and a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. 


Did Florida Get It Right Against COVID-19?

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Not All U.S. States Struggled Equally Against COVID-19

What the U.S. death toll would have looked like if every state had performed as well as New Hampshire


Heroes of Health

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Survival, Subsistence, and Food Sovereignty in Alaska

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Loretta Lynn and Beyond: Reproductive Rights in Country and Folk Music

A slideshow of songs highlighting the once taboo topics of birth control, virginity, and divorce in rural America


Opioid Overdoses Are Reaching New Highs in Washington, DC

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Monkeypox Timeline

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the 2022 monkeypox outbreak


UPDATED: Timeline of the Coronavirus

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic