Laura Pegram

Senior Manager, Drug User Health

Laura Pegram is a senior manager on the Drug User Health team. Laura works across teams to ensure a drug user health perspective is incorporated into NASTAD’s focus areas and to improve health outcomes for persons who use drugs. She provides technical assistance to state health departments and promotes state and local reforms shown to improve substance user health. Laura has spent the last decade working as a harm reduction service provider, consultant, and advocate in New Orleans, Colorado, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. She holds Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Health from Tulane University in New Orleans and a B.A. in Cross-cultural Relations from Simon’s Rock College of Bard.