Dakota Powell supports clients with research and analysis that span a variety of healthcare sectors and stakeholders.
He applies his background in public health research methodology, comparative effectiveness research, and outcomes research to a broad range of client projects.
Prior to joining Avalere, Dakota was a research assistant at Columbia University School of Nursing where he supported the trial of a mobile application to improve HIV prevention behaviors in adolescent populations, conducting interview analysis, performing qualitative coding, and running participant trials for application development. He also has experience as a data evaluation intern with the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, where he created and managed an internal database for historic data tracking.
Dakota has an MPH from Columbia University and a BA in public policy and women’s & gender studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.